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This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Cap ital

This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Cap italAuthor: Mark Leibovich
Publisher: Blue Rider Press
Category: eBooks


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Sales Rank: 29,779

Format: Kindle eBook
Language: English (Published)
Media: Kindle Edition
Edition: Reprint
Pages: 401

ASIN: B008JHXO6S

Publication Date: July 16, 2013

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Washington D.C. might be loathed from every corner of the nation, yet these are fun and busy days at this nexus of big politics, big money, big media, and big vanity. There are no Democrats and Republicans anymore in the nation's capital, just millionaires. Through the eyes of Leibovich we discover how the funeral for a beloved newsman becomes the social event of the year; how political reporters are fetishized for their ability to get their names into the predawn e-mail sent out by the city's most powerful and puzzled-over journalist; how a disgraced Hill aide can overcome ignominy and maybe emerge with a more potent "brand" than many elected members of Congress. And how an administration bent on "changing Washington" can be sucked into the ways of This Town with the same ease with which Tea Party insurgents can, once elected, settle into it like a warm bath. Outrageous, fascinating, and very necessary, This Town is a must-read whether you're inside the highway which encircles DC - or just trying to get there.


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