“Advise and Consent”: A Great Novel Returns

By |2015-10-23T11:19:29-05:00February 24th, 2015|Categories: Books, Politics|

One of the best descriptions of Washington, D.C., and its permanent political class comes in the second chapter of Advise and Consent, the 1959 novel by Allen Drury: “It is a city of temporaries, a city of just-arriveds and only-visitings, built on the shifting sands of politics, filled with people passing through. They may stay [...]