We shall see what becomes of other AOL righties. And while we don’t blame anyone for jumping ship—ugh, that AOL memo!—it’s probably worth considering their new boss’s past as well as her present. As Milbank writes, “Anybody who expects her to continue as a reliable voice of the left is a poor student of Huffington history.”

*NOTE: Original subhead read “Politics Daily’s Matt Lewis fon’t work for Arianna”—apologies for the typo. Joel.

Joel Meares is a former CJR assistant editor.