Today’s column may not be quite the sort of thing Milbank ends up writing in his new gig—he told Calderone he hopes not to use the word “yesterday” quite so often. And here’s hoping he’ll still use good jokes, when he has them. Still, the spirit behind the Dodd sketch is the Milbank I’d like to see on the op-ed page.
03:24 PM - January 7, 2010
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