Other interesting stories in the Washington Post:
Brett McGurk withdraws his nomination to be ambassador to Iraq, amid concern about those sexy emails he exchanged on the job with the reporter who is now his wife, reports our colleague Emily Heil. . . . Alan Webb was the fastest high school runner in American history. Now, at 29, married with a kid on the way, the Reston native is still trying to light the fire that will get him to the Olympics podium, reports our colleague Rick Maese .
“Between sobs, she existentially wonders why she can’t escape the constant attention, criticism and sniping. The answer (to pull the plug on the hype machine) truly eludes her.”