June 27, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 10

Political challenges on the left and right

Write to the Point

It can’t be easy being a politician.

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We often lambaste them for a variety of things under the sun, some real, some perceived, if not invented. But politics involves successful practice of the art of the deal, and that’s something hard to find these days in the other Washington.

I get the impression members of Congress know and understand this more than they’re prone to publicly let on, based on last Friday’s visit to our office by 5th District Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers. Not so much by what was said, but how it was said.

Agree with her or not, I appreciate the fact she is willing ...

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