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WaPo Enterprise Editor Bill Hamilton Bolts to Politico

Bill Hamilton, one of the most experienced editors at the Washington Post is taking the money and running. The 58-year-old Hamilton is availing himself of the Post's 2009 buyout offer and will join Politico on a yet-to-be-determined date.
After jump, Politico memo (implicitly) thanks Washington Post for the referral.

WaPo Buyouts: Helping the Competition?

The Washington Post has offered four buyout packages this decade—all of them generous bundles of cash and benefits designed to push older reporters and editors off the paper's payroll.
That, at least, is the intended consequence.
A less-intended consequence is that the Post abets competing publications by hastening the departure of top talent and rewarding them for [...]