Here was one of the smartest, funniest and occasionally cruelest writers of the modern political age. In the next couple of days, I’m sure there will be many tributes to this extraordinary woman, but there’s nothing I could say that wouldn’t cheapen the impact of her own words. So my remembrance will be simple: to go back and read her columns. Here’s a good place to start. And here’s a tribute by I man who knew her, I guess as well as anyone.