Birth of a Washington catchphrase.

Gossip, speculation, and scuttlebutt about politics.
June 22 2005 6:00 PM

Birth of a Catchphrase

Jack Abramoff enriches the language.

"I don't want sniper letterhead."

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Prose doesn't get more economical than this.

Timothy Noah is a former Slate staffer. His  book about income inequality is The Great Divergence.