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Riding the Red Line

Apparently, Farragut North is finally making it to the big screen as The Ides of March. I’ll believe it when I see it. And more importantly, I’m not sure I care. Young-politico-rises-high-only-to-be-felled-by-sexy-intern isn’t a unique story any more. At this point in our politics, where David Vitter can survive a hooker scandal and stay in office, it isn’t even one that’s true to the times. And perhaps most importantly, it has little to do with the rot that distorts our national conversation. It’s a falsely fresh narrative.

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