Posts Tagged ‘walter pincus’

Defense Cuts: Not as Bad for D.C. as They Seem

How screwed is Washington's economy if $1 trillion in military budget cuts aren't averted by January? Pretty screwed, but not as badly as the Washington Examiner would have you believe.
The Examiner picked up yesterday a defense industry-funded George Mason University study (PDF) saying that the cuts to the military budget are going to cost the [...]

Sally Quinn: The People Don’t Elect Presidents. Georgetown Does!

Heads must roll at the Washington Post's Style section. Specifically, editors. After all, these people are paid to show some news judgment, and in today's edition of the paper, Style's editors showed absolutely none.

Why Are All the Best Moments in Gabriel Sherman’s Washington Post Story in His Twitter Feed Instead?

Today in The New Republic, Gabriel Sherman takes a long look at what the subhead calls the "messy collapse of a great newspaper," the Washington Post. There are some great moments in there, like when Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli kills a spider in the car of Katharine Weymouth, the Post's publisher.
Strangely, though, Sherman's Twitter [...]