It appears that while pushing for war upon war will keep you employed at the Washington Post forever; harassment won’t hurt your career, and heck, supporting war crimes seems to look good on your resume.

And while no one ever said Sally Quinn didn’t wreck a home for nothing, it appears that after years of stories that would get anyone else terminated, Sally finally may have gone too far in writing about her “terrible” step-children’s mother.

[Washington Post Executive Editor Marcus] Brauchli e-mailed City Desk a statement saying the following about Quinn’s execrable column, “The Party”: “Sally and I have agreed that the column will return to what had been its original focus on faith, family and entertaining and will appear online at “On Faith,” a section of that Sally guides.”

So no more print columns for the Village’s hostess.

What this situation calls for is a good Ombudsperson!

Now there’s somebody who knows when to get the hell out of town. Ol’ Ombuds Andy has worked hard for those finger-sandwiches they serve at Sally’s parties and he’s not going back to cutting off his own crust!



In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey.

Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal.

I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .