The Awl’s publisher said “a steady decline in direct sales” was to blame. For years, the websites featured intelligent writing on eclectic subjects.
The columnist, David Horsey, said even his daughter criticized his description of the White House press secretary as a “slightly chunky soccer mom.”
The poet has won similar contests for Amtrak, Los Angeles and even the Dollar Shave Club.
John F. Kelly was apparently unaware that his quip was able to be heard on video recordings of the Coast Guard’s commencement.