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Taking down the heart of Taking Down Words

Filed By Ed Team | March 31, 2008 9:40 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Democratic Party, Indiana, Jennifer Wagner, Jim Schellinger, political blogs, retirement, Taking Down Words

"We've had a good run these past three years, but you can't be the Nastiest Woman In Indiana Politics forever without some long-term effect on your soul. It was time for a change, and I'll admit that motherhood has made it substantially more difficult to be mean. When a four-month-old cracks a legitimate, non-gassy smile and starts cooing at you, it's hard not to smile back.
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I want to thank you for helping make TDW the strange little phenomenon it has become over the past few years. I've had a lot of fun, and I think that amid the jokes and snark, maybe we've done a few decent things. (Yes, Glenn Murphy, I'm talking about you and your predatory ways.)

But all good things must come to an end -- or at least be passed along to someone else."

-- Indiana political blog Taking Down Words's blogmistress (and former Bilerico contributor) Jen Wagner signing off. Jen has taken a new job as gubernatorial candidate Jim Schellinger's Communications Director. A few of us have been asked to keep the blog going in her absence.


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