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Daniel Okrent —
born on April 02, 1948,
Daniel Okrent is an American writer and editor... (wikipedia)
If you really hate George Bush, you don't want to read about his hobbies or that he's nice to his friends or that he's good company at dinner.
That the Op-Ed page is very important in readers' and the nation's perception of the Times, the perception of its editorial positions, and of its implicit editorial positions as expressed by the publisher's choice of people who are given the freedom to write opinion columns.
I believe the Times is a great newspaper, but a profoundly fallible one.
I was probably being a little cocky, which I do when I feel that I don't know what I'm talking about.
Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other.