Unbelievably hilarious resumé of ex-Washington (4 terms) mayor Marion Barry’s career:
Getting reelected mayor after being videotaped smoking crack should make him a shoo-in for the Politicians’ Hall of Fame.
Eugene Robinson uses the occasion to give F. Scott Fitzgerald a poke. It seems times have changed since he wrote:
“There are no second acts in American lives” is one of the few truly dumb things F. Scott Fitzgerald ever wrote. Everybody in America gets an Act II, and even an Act III — look at how Arnold Schwarzenegger went from bodybuilder to movie star to governor.