He tells the Politico:
“It’s two things really,” Broder said. “First of all, the paper is like every other paper–feeling the squeeze. And this does get me off the newsroom budget. That is one reason. The other reason is that it’s a generous buyout offer.”
Drudge calls it the ‘end of an era.’
Side note: Does the Politico just randomly add unrelated links to Drudge-linked posts just to stir up more traffic?