The Corner

Bye For Now

In news that will doubtless gladden many hearts, I must report that I am taking a leave from The Corner through the end of this year because, like everybody else on this website, I am in the process of finishing a book — and the ADD-causing properties of blogging are interfering with my capacity to focus like a volcano-lancing laser on this primary task. So to Harriet Miers, corporate lawyers, Andrew “Laff Riot” Sullivan, Luciano Pavarotti, Michael Bloomberg, the Able Danger obsessives, Scooter and Karl and the all the guys down at Patrick Fitzgerald’s shop, I wish you Godspeed. And buy my book on Hillary when it comes out in the spring!

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