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Jason Linkins

20 Things Beltway Journalists Can Do To Be Happy In D.C. And Not Have To Move To Kentucky

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

Here, at the end of the year, amid the minor crises of Duck Dynasty and White Santa Claus, we naturally find our biggest and most important crisis in ...

Jason Linkins

Welcome To 'This Town,' Sally Quinn!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

Yesterday, the pointless Howard Kurtz published a pointless item on a Washington, D.C. yoga instructor named Pari Bradlee. There was no reason for him...

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Politico's Article On The Aftermath Of 'This Town' Is Sofa King Dumb

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

It is impossible to overstate just how idiotic Politico’s latest piece on New York Times reporter Mark Leibovich's new book, “‘This Town’ ratt...

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Beltway Insiders Saved By 'Unauthorized Index' Of Mark Leibovich's Book

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

Anytime a popular book about national politics or the Beltway's political culture is penned, the first thing that all of the terrible people in Washin...

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Poll Shows Parents Would Vastly Prefer Their Kids To Do Anything Else Than Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

The dreams of American parents for their sons and daughters are deep and vast, but they do not include a Beltway career, according to a poll from Gall...

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Brian Schweitzer On Washington: 'Most Of The People You Talk To Are Frauds'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) is being pretty coy about it, but it's generally understood that he is mulling a run for the Senate seat curr...

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Politico Grouses About Forthcoming Book In The Most 'Beltway Insider' Article Ever Written

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Okay, so bear with me because this is going to be complicated and maybe not that interesting to any of you. Way back in 2010, Mark Leibovich wrote...

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Neil Barofsky's 'Bailout' As An Anthropological Study Of Washington's Awfulness

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

Neil Barofsky, who served as the special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program from December of 2008 to February 14, 2011, has a new...