What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about.
Jan. 20 2007 7:07 AM

Zeitgeist Checklist: Barack Obama, Presidential Explorer

What Washington is talking about this week.

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He's Dying Out There!
Death. Legendary Washington Post humor columnist Art Buchwald, his comic timing unimpeded by the mere fact of his expiration, announces in a video obituary: "Hi, I'm Art Buchwald, and I just died." Buchwald's passing is a reminder of the bygone days when journalists were beloved, and Washington Post humor columns were humorous.

Michael Grunwald, a staff reporter for the Washington Post, is the author of The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise.

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