…Ivins’ use of salty language and her habit of going barefoot in the office were too much for the Times, said longtime friend Ben Sargent, editorial cartoonist with the Austin American-Statesman.
“She was just like a force of nature,” Sargent said. “She was just always on and sharp and witty and funny and was one of a kind.”
Molly Ivins is gone.
She liked to walk around barefoot when she worked at the NY Times.
She was the first one to call Dubya “Shrub.”
I wish I had even a fraction of her talent and her courage.