The speculation as to whether Bill Kristol will continue his career as a New York Times columnist can end. Buried at the end of his column Monday is this announcement:
This is William Kristol's last column.
The Huffington Post broke the news in late 2007 that Kristol would be joining the Times for 2008, and as last year came to a close it remained unclear whether Kristol's relationship with the paper would continue. He had said he was "ambivalent" about staying on as a columnist there.