Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:
Shmuley Boteach — the celebrity rabbi who starred in a reality series, counseled Michael Jackson, and wrote a book on “Kosher Sex” — is making an unorthodox bid for Congress. . . Meet Jen Psaki, the sharp-tongued traveling campaign spokeswoman, who could well become the third woman to serve as White House press secretary if Obama wins reelection . . . . The amazing true-life story of Martin Greenfield, who survived Auschwitz to become the tailor for four presidents. . . David Axelrod bets his mustache on three swing states. . . A much-hyped study of late-night comedy election bias ignores data from Jimmy Kimmel, Jon Stewart, many others.
“Anybody who is really, really, really close to me knows that poker saved my life.”
— Greg Merson, the University of Maryland dropout who beat a cocaine addiction to win $8.5 million and the World Series of Poker title.
Looking for Thursday’s Reliable Source? Start here: Letitia Baldrige and the rule about clinking wine glasses