What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about.
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Zeitgeist Checklist: SOTU, So What?

What Washington is talking about this week.

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Don't You Dare Laugh, Peyton Manning Sports. Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy and Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith are the first African-Americans to lead their teams to the Super Bowl; Smith is also the first Preposterously Named American to lead his team to the big game since Weeb Ewbank, who led the New York Jets to victory in 1968. Wasn't Joe Gibbs one of his assistants?

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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