The permanent power brokers of this city are the columnists.
When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes, aspirations and pride of everyone who built it.
It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work.
Washington is the only city in the world where you can go to a black-tie dinner and there at the foot of the table is a television set up to catch a press conference.