Bill Kristol Moves from the New York Times to the Washington Post

More of the same from the tired op-ed page at the Washington Post.


By John Aloysius Farrell, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

Well, I obviously have a lot of clout with the folks at the Washington Post.   

After I suggested the other day that the writers on the Post op-ed page are as old and predictable as Supreme Court justices, the paper announced today that it was rehiring yet another stale and aged baby boomer—Bill Kristol, on the rebound from the New York Times.

Just what we need. More of the same tired exchanges from the same exhausted faces fighting the same old irrelevant ideological battles of their college days. And we wonder why newspapers are dying.

I guess we can hope that the Times will fill Kristol's slot with somebody who doesn't qualify for an AARP card.

But don't count on it.

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