I just wanted to take a moment to say goodbye to my colleague Matt Yglesias and to wish him well in his new gig at Slate. I met many of you for the first time when I was hanging out at his blog earlier this year, but without him, I probably never would have started blogging in the first place. He was one of the first people to ask me to take a whirl at his place back when he was at The Atlantic, and encouraged me in the early days when I was plugging away on Blogger. And in honor of everything he’s done for me, I’ll renew his call for an investigation of the Lyte Funky Ones:
Just because he’s leaving ThinkProgress doesn’t mean that the cause will die.