Will Marc Cooper be far behind?
Hitchens Leaves “The Nation”. Christopher Hitchens will no longer write for The Nation, the New York Times reports. “His departure ends a 20-year relationship that has grown increasingly rancorous over the last few years. Mr. Hitchens and the editors of The Nation have been in something of an intellectual death match.” The Washington Post’s Reliable Source says “With a typically Hitchensian drum roll and flourish, he announces his abrupt departure in the column that went to press yesterday.” [Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire]