Columnist Davis cuts ties with Washington Times
Lanny Davis (left) told Washington Times editors that he wouldn't be continuing his weekly "Purple Nation" opinion column, a decision prompted by the departure of his friend John Solomon as executive editor. "It is a sad moment for me -- but I just can't continue in light of John's resignation." || Read the Times' story on its editor's resignation.
> WT managing editor: No indication Solomon was pushed out
> Steve A. Smith was asked to apply for WT job in 2007