Dick Morris gets the axe: The Hill cans columnist over National Enquirer gig

No sooner had Morris become National Enquirer's chief political correspondent than he lost his column at The Hill

By Brendan Gauthier

Published June 3, 2016 4:42PM (EDT)

Dick Morris    (AP/Whitney Curtis)
Dick Morris (AP/Whitney Curtis)

D.C.-focused publication, The Hill, is cutting ties with columnist Dick Morris, according to a MediaMatters report.

Once an influential adviser to and campaign manager for former-President Bill Clinton, Morris is best known for his "erroneous political forecasts," which drew the attention of the right-leaning National Enquirer, which announced Friday it was making him its chief political correspondent.

"In light of Dick Morris' new position at the National Enquirer The Hill has decided to discontinue his column at The Hill," Morris' former employer told MediaMatters in a statement. "We wish him well."

Read the full report here.

Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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