The NFL's concussions settlement was delayed. But the bad structure remains in place.
At holiday events, various people brought up with me the question of whether social Washington has gotten more boring. The universal answer seems to be "yes" (although I grew up in rapidly-heating-up outpost McLean, so my own perception is kind of skewed). My impression is that the answer to this question has been yes for decades: The parties of yore were always livelier, the lips looser, the martinis stronger, the stunts trashier ... And then you read stuff like this (from Roll Call, so sus req): While Rep.