Wayne Barrett, Veteran Political Columnist, Leaves The Village Voice

NEW YORK — Village Voice political columnist Wayne Barrett says he has written his last piece for the New York City paper.Barrett says in his farewell column that he took over the paper’s “Runnin’ Scared” column in 1978 on the same day…

NEW YORK — Village Voice political columnist Wayne Barrett says he has written his last piece for the New York City paper.

Barrett says in his farewell column that he took over the paper’s “Runnin’ Scared” column in 1978 on the same day Ed Koch was inaugurated as mayor. The 65-year-old says he’s been proud of uncovering the untold truths about New York’s politicians ever since.

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