Monday, June 28, 2010

The Heat Is On in Washington

By Michael Winship
June 28, 2010

I spent part of last week in Washington, DC, and the heat already was so oppressive I recalled the old story that during the summer the British Foreign Service used to classify the capital as a hardship post, allowing embassy employees to go about their official business clad in pith helmets and shorts.

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1 comment:

indigo said...

Yes, compromise is essential for democracy. But when that means loopholes or concessions to the big moneyed interests, then democracy = corruption