Acton Gorton, fired for printing Mohammed cartoons, lands on his feet

Veteran of the 82nd Airborne, former editor-in-chief of the Daily Illini, inadvertent free-speech martyr — and now, summer intern. Somewhere, Ayaan Hirsi Ali is smiling.

Follow the link, as that’s no ordinary “new hire” announcement. They tried to erase him; instead, with a little luck, in a few days his essay will be linked on every major right-wing blog in America. The perfect ending.