Most lobbyists have to vie for time with lawmakers, but not Tony Russo: As the Beltway’s best golfer (or so says Golf Digest), the telecom lobbyist has top politicians begging to golf with him. How good is Tony Russo? So good that he doesn’t keep score, because why bother? And he’s got some kind of links-whisperer thing going on, according to our beginner-duffer colleague Manuel Roig-Franzia, who swears he played better with Russo by his side.
“I’m the lady USDA fired.”
— Shirley Sherrod’s five-word bio, offered to strangers who ask, “don’t I know you from somewhere?” Krissah Thompson explores the Breitbarted ex-Ag official’s newfound fame.