A sad day. I of course have a vested interest, but PA's going to be a lot less interesting without you. A lot of people will feel that - not just the 'Movement' that you were instrumental in bringing together. And as much in a literary sense as for the political import.
As Russell says, this was an important contribution. I hope that [redacted] agency makes sure what you're doing now is as important.
Here's to the 'chick' who'd always rather fight than switch!