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Julie Burchill Leaves The Independent WIth A Swipe At Jemima Khan and Johann Hari

JULIE Burchill has left the Independent.

Her final piece ends:

Give the people what they want, goes the old line, and that day is here at last for me and the vast majority of Independent readers as I write my final column. I leave you with a light heart, well aware that it’s time for me to move over. So I will now concentrate mainly on learning Hebrew and writing my memoir of philo-Semitism UNCHOSEN, with supplementary activity based around lunching, lazing and loafing. And the occasional foray into journalism, of course – I’d miss my trolls too much if I retired.

L’hitraot! as we say in Israel – be seeing you!

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Posted: 9th, November 2011 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)