While trading barbs with one of our regular right-wing commenters the other day, I got to thinking about the many contributors here who have come and gone over the past five years — and about those who have come and stayed.


There have been far more of the former than the latter. Some of them have stuck around for a few weeks or months, or even a year or so, and then moved on for one reason or another. This has been true of a few liberals, but it’s mostly been conservatives. And then, of course, there have been three ...

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While trading barbs with one of our regular right-wing commenters the other day, I got to thinking about the many contributors here who have come and gone over the past five years — and about those who have come and stayed.

There have been far more of the former than the latter. Some of them have stuck around for a few weeks or months, or even a year or so, and then moved on for one reason or another. This has been true of a few liberals, but it’s mostly been conservatives. And then, of course, there have been three ...

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