Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A Confederacy of Lunches

Christopher Buckley reviews This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral — Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! — in America’s Gilded Capital, by Mark Leibovich, at The New York Times.
"Anyone who’s lived in Washington for any length of time, listening to the latest candidate for the nation’s highest office thump the lectern and proclaim he is going to change the way we do business in Washington . . . will yawn. We heard rather a lot about all that in 2008. So, has Washington changed? Or as Sarah Palin would put it, 'How’s that hopey-changey thing workin’ out for ya?'"