And the bad idea of the Century Award goes to….

Instapundit links

Chris Hughes, the owner of The New Republic, said on Friday that he had sold the magazine to Win McCormack, a publisher and editor based in New York and Portland, Ore., who founded the literary quarterly Tin House.

Mr. McCormack will appoint Hamilton Fish, the publisher of The Washington Spectator and a former publisher of The Nation, to be publisher and editorial director, The New Republic said.

The New Republic Is Sold, RAVI SOMAIYAFEB. 26, 2016, NYT.COM

This was the magazine the published Scott Thomas’ fake articles and faker Stephen Glass and sockpuppeter Lee Siegel.

And someone bought this crap?

A fool and other people’s money I guess.

Poetic justice give the damage this rag did, I’m just sorry it’s taking good money instead of going under.

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