Posted on | January 21, 2014 | 21 Comments
First, the good news: Ezra Klein failed to hustle a multimillion-dollar deal with the Washington Post and will instead go do his own independent site. This is good because (a) Ezra won’t be getting any more of Jeff Bezos’ money and (b) some other chump will therefore pay money for Ezra to compete with the Post.
Second, more good news: Eugene Volokh’s blog is moving to the Washington Post. This is good news because (a) Volokh will now be getting Jeff Bezos’s money, and (b) fuck you, Ezra Klein.
However, all this good news is negated by the bad news that Noel Sheppard of Newsbusters has been diagnosed with cancer.
'We got your back!' Prayers pour in for NewsBusters' Noel Sheppard after cancer diagnosis http://t.co/2otpOMjhHA
— TwitchyTeam (@TwitchyTeam) January 21, 2014
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) January 21, 2014
This reminds me, of course, of how Andrew Breitbart died of a heart attack when he was 10 years younger than me, and Andrew never smoked cigarettes. Next time I complain about bad luck, somebody please remind me I’m a 54-year-old grandfather.
Every new day is grace.