Mark Leibovich

Assume Joke Dead
November 16, 2012

We Are All Andy Borowitz Now.

Washington’s Most Powerful, Least Famous People
October 12, 2011

Welcome to TNR’s 2011 List Issue. In putting the issue together, we had one major priority: to avoid creating a power list featuring anyone who regularly dominates headlines. Instead, we had a different idea: What if we revealed something about D.C. by documenting who quietly wields power? From there, we began to hatch other ideas for lists, and we realized that—while they can certainly be cheap gimmicks—lists can also convey a lot about a city. Below is the first list from the issue: Washington’s most powerful, least famous people.

January 06, 2010

--Mark Leibovich on Charlie Crist (who I say is doomed, doomed, at least as a Republican.) --Sarah Palin's emails --Poor Gordon Brown looks left out by Sarkozy and Obama --Amanda Silverman on the Washington Post's new reporting outsource quasi-scandal