Saturday, May 26, 2001
The nation’s capital is full of highly skilled, diligent journalists. But we are not going to talk about them. Instead we turn our attention to the pompous columnists who stud various Washington bureaus, and the "Sabbath gasbags," as Calvin Trilling calls them, who ornament the Sunday Morning chat shows. Specifically, Brandon Sladder - the star columnist in the new novel by Jeffrey Frank.