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Weeks Later, David Weigel Blogs Again; Or, What JournoList E-mail Scandal?

Six weeks ago, David Weigel resigned from The Washington Post, where he had blogged about the conservative movement for the newspaper's website.

As you may remember, a media blog published a series of incendiary comments Weigel made on JournoList, a listserv founded by The Post's Ezra Klein, about Matt Drudge, columnist Byron York, and supporters of Ron Paul, among other things.

He seems to have landed on his own two feet.

When The Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan went on vacation, Weigel blogged for The Daily Dish. He became an MSNBC talking head. And he started a "news blog about politics and policy" at Slate, which is owned by The Washington Post Company.

In "Welcome Back, My Friends, to the Show That Never Ends," his inaugural post, Weigel says he plans to tackle these three questions: "Who's running the country, who wants to take it away from them, and what are they all doing wrong?"

According to POLITICO's Keach Hagey, Weigel "chose Slate because it offered a chance to do the kind of analysis-infused reporting he prefers to both read and write."

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