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Just moments ago, WaPo announced that Jeffrey Smith, a reporter there for a quarter of a century, is leaving for the Center for Public Integrity. He will be managing editor of the National Security Desk. Smith’s loss is significant — aside from James Grimaldi, he is the last reporter of the trio who won the 2006 Pulitzer for reporting of the scandal involving Jack Abramoff and former Maj. Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas).
Memo writers appear to understand the loss, writing, “The Center for Public Integrity is lucky to get him,” and promise him “proper caking” in the near future. The pointed compliment for someone leaving isn’t typical WaPo internal memo behavior.
See the memo…