The Corner

Safire

Today’s his last day on the NYTimes op-ed page. Congrats and thanks to him for his run.

Interesting tidbit, I thought, in his last column:

So I told The Times’s publisher two years ago that the 2004 presidential campaign would be my last hurrah as political pundit, and that I would then take on the full-time chairmanship of Dana. He expressed appropriate dismay at losing the Op-Ed conservative but said it would be a terrible idea to abandon the Sunday language column. That’s my scholarly recreation, so I agreed to continue. (Don’t use so as a conjunction!)

So, how about signing up a few of those conservatives?

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