Posts Tagged ‘Politcs’

Marion Barry on Weekly Standard’s Cover

Great lunch read for everyone: Matt Labash's lengthy profile of Marion Barry in this week's Weekly Standard. (Yes, the Weekly Standard).
Barry admitted Labash into his inner life, a courtesy not extended to Washington City Paper, including a tour of the mayor-for-life's home, featuring a look at his bedroom urinal. Oh, and Barry shows Labash his [...]

Fenty Mum on Kids’ DCPS Schooling

This morning, the Washington Post reported that at least one of Mayor Adrian Fenty's twin sons attended class at Lafayette Elementary School this morning—thus, it seems, making good on a vintage campaign promise from Fenty to have his kids attend D.C. Public Schools.
Yet Fenty, strangely, did not go out of his way to advertise that [...]