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Hell on Wheels

07Jun10

We long ago learned that forced retirement at age 65 was a bad idea. In the world of political journalism, it’s the end of an era: Helen Thomas has retired just months shy of her 90th birthday. Now we know that working forever is also not great. Especially with people living forever. The longtime White […]


Sometimes, it’s really nice to still have Helen Thomas at work at the White House. Ms. Thomas asked President Obama why we are still in Afghanistan, losing lives, when there does not seem to be any improvement in the situation. And before the president could respond, Ms. Thomas added, “And don’t give us any of […]