Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
“If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh?”
– William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice
Growing up with The Washington Post 60 years ago meant suffering through the Washington Senators and Redskins [sic], who, collectively, despite the homerun prowess of Frank Howard and the pinpoint passing accuracy of quarterback Sonny Jurgensen, mostly taught humility and sorrow.
It also meant that affairs of state were the local news. You got to know politicians the way other kids knew…