He lives on, however, in the paper's website, where his last column, "The Right's Ideas Are Winning," continues to be displayed prominently with the other actual working journalists on the site.
I've sent a polite email to the assistant managing editor of the online edition. We'll see if that wipes the smirk off of McIlheran's face.
UPDATE: It took only 38 minutes to get a reply:
Good point. We'll remove him from the various spots he's featured. Thanks.