ABC has confirmed it.

Whatever your thoughts on him, he definitely had a big impact on activist conservative journalism. Here are profiles of him from The New Yorker (Rebecca Mead) and Slate (Chris Beam).

Take it easy in the comments, guys.

Jesse Singal

Jesse Singal is a former opinion writer for The Boston Globe and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. He is currently a master's student at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Policy. Follow him on Twitter at @jessesingal.