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Credit: The Political Carnival
January 16, 2014

We'd like to extend our condolences to the Political Carnival family for the loss of Paddy, who passed away yesterday of undisclosed causes.

I don't know what I'll do without Paddy. She's been a fierce and loyal friend, an astute, talented, brilliant political commentator, a lover of animals, a hilarious snarkmeister, a hero to the working class, someone who cared more about others than herself, and the person who has run this website since its inception.

I'm literally lost without her. The future of this blog is in doubt at the moment, since I have no idea how to administrate behind the scenes. I'm just a writer, Paddy was the business-savvy one.

I cannot begin to tell you how much I will miss her. I cannot begin to tell you much of anything. I'm devastated. Life won't be the same without my cohort, my other half, my sister in crime.

Please join me in extending condolences to Laffy and Paddy's family on this loss.

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