ThinkProgress would like to bid a fond farewell to our dear friend and colleague, Nico Pitney. Nico has accepted a position with The Huffington Post, where he will serve as a politics editor.
Nico helped launch ThinkProgress in January 2005, and has been a dynamic, eloquent, and thoughtful contributor ever since. He inspired and taught us to become better bloggers, and the success of this site has reflected his tremendous guidance and leadership.
Please send your goodbye wishes to firstname.lastname@example.org. He’’d love to hear from you.
As a token of our appreciation, we’ve compiled some of our favorite blog posts authored by Nico over the years. Enjoy the trip down memory lane:
Report: In Meeting, ‘Wild-Eyed’ Bush’ Thumped Chest While Repeating ‘’I Am The President!’’ [Link]
Party Over Country: 25 Members Of Congress Who Criticized Escalation But Voted For It Anyway [Link]
Do We Really Need An Emperor Bush? [Link]
VIDEO COMPILATION: Fox News Devoted 12 Times More Coverage To Anna Nicole Than Walter Reed [Link]
Rep. Rohrabacher: Global Warming May Have Been Caused By ‘‘Dinosaur Flatulence’’ [Link]
REPORT: Bush Family Compound At Kennebunkport Could Be Submerged By Global Warming [Link]
Senate Multimillionares Vote To Block Minimum Wage Hike [Link]
The Katrina Timeline [Link]
Smears, Lies and Videotape: A Leak Scandal Documentary [Link]
Media Misleading Americans By Using ‘’Surge’’ To Describe Bush Policy [Link]
Congressman: ‘I Fear…We Will Have Many More Muslims In The United States’ [Link]
Malkin Doesn’’t Understand How Congress Works [Link]
““Bush Was Right!” –— The New Hit Single Ready to Rock a Generation [Link]
Fox News Pushing “Criminalization of Politics” Talking Point [Link]
Protest Turnout: A Picture’’s Worth a Thousand Lies [Link]
O’’Reilly: Easter Bunny Under Attack! [Link]
O’’Reilly Revives The War On Christmas [Link]
Engaging Iran [Link]
We’ll miss you Nico — you’ll always be a part of our team!
– Faiz, Amanda, Satyam, and Matt