From the New York Times:
Peter Steinfels looks back ... over 20 years of columns.
Peter Steinfeld's Next to Last "Beliefs" column
Tom Rademacher, writing for The Grand Rapids Press won The National Society of Newspaper Columnists 2009 1st place award for General Interest Column Writing in Newspapers with a circulation over 100,000.
Tom Rademacher's columns
2nd Place went to— Mary Curtis, The Charlotte Observer/The Washington Post
"Mary Curtis takes on tough issues – not to mention local authorities – with a no-nonsense, I’m-talking-to-you-Buster style. She doesn’t mince words, and readers have to appreciate that she writes tight and makes her case in quick, compelling fashion."