Wednesday, January 31, 2007

The sun won't shine as brightly tomorrow.

She was one of the first columnists that Stash read regularly. The load just got heavier for everyone else.

Syndicated columnist Molly Ivins dies at 62

AUSTIN, Texas - Best-selling author and columnist Molly Ivins, the sharp-witted liberal who skewered the political establishment and referred to President Bush as “Shrub,” died Wednesday after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 62.

David Pasztor, managing editor of the Texas Observer, confirmed her death.

The writer, who made a living poking fun at Texas politicians, whether they were in her home base of Austin or the White House, revealed in early 2006 that she was being treated for breast cancer for the third time.


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At 12:14 PM, Blogger jinx protocol said...

That's awful! I hadn't even realized, and I'm a big fan of hers. I loved Bushwhacked. She's one of the reasons I'm so populist today.


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