Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:
So Vladimir Putin is a “semiprofessional athlete,” really? So claims a Kremlin spokesman, by way of explaining why the Russian president-action figure is walking with a limp these days, reports our colleague Will Englund.
And from In the Loop: Formerly hirsute Rep. Phil Gingrey offers David Axelrod this pro tip for shaving a long-standing mustache, should it come to that — self-tanner.
Looking for Friday’s Reliable Source? Start here: Truman Capote’s long-lost manuscript: A hashish-smoking cruise with Katharine Graham?