What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about.
July 22 2006 9:31 AM

The Zeitgeist Checklist

What Washington is talking about this week.

(Continued from Page 1)
1_123125_2144105_zeitgeist_horiz_rule
10. New this week Flat arrow

Pillaging
Schlock. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest shatters box-office records by grossing $258 million in its first 10 days—despite being panned almost universally by critics. Will political journalists, disparaging Democratic efforts for November midterms, be similarly confounded? Don't bet on it.

Dana Milbank writes the Washington Post's Washington Sketch column.

  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.