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Ezra Klein: The WaPo's Nate Silver?

Now, readers of this blog know that Ezra Klein's decision to leave the WaPo was a delayed response to my email shaming him for working at the same publication as Glenn Kessler, Fred Hiatt, and George Will.

But Krugman has a different theory. He speculates that Ezra Klein may have been disliked by traditional journalists in the same way as Nate Silver, formerly 538 blogger for the NYT:

I have to say, I wonder — based on nothing at all — whether there wasn’t some hostility to Wonkblog among older-line journalists at the Post. Just a feeling, based on extrapolation from some other cases I know about.

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