Washington

The Most Blatant Ways Homeland Gets Washington Wrong
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November 25, 2013

Homeland's plot may have jumped the shark this season. But its portrayal of Washington jumped the shark a long time ago.

What 'Scandal' Gets Right About Washington
November 25, 2013

The show gets the twisted, paranoid spirit of Washington right, even if it exaggerates the details.

On Our Cover: Hate-Watching Washington
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November 22, 2013

In the our upcoming cover story, writer T.A.

"By Doing Nothing in Syria, Obama Ensured That There Is Nothing We Can Do."
November 08, 2013

The grim morality of our realpolitik stance on Syria

Betsy Rothstein, Washington's Strangest Gossip, Does Not Explain Washington
November 07, 2013

Go ahead and try to use Betsy Rothstein as a lens to understand the capital. It can't be done.

The Truth About the Obamacare Rollout
The feds botched the website. But the states are doing much better.
October 18, 2013

The feds botched the website. But the states are doing much better. 

How Obama’s Take on a Football Team Name Explains His Presidency
October 06, 2013

Addressing the name of the Washington, D.C.

No, Washington, Syria is Actually Not All About You
September 06, 2013

In today’s paper, The Washington Post writes that President Obama has “staked the credibility of the United States—and his presidency—on his call for a military operation.” In the Wall Street Journal, Bill Galston warned more darkly of the consequenc

Which City Has the Most Status Anxiety?
July 26, 2013

An irregular video-interview series with New Republic Literary Editor Leon Wieseltier 

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