Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:
— Marvin McIntyre, the Washington super-broker who invests billions for superstar athletes and authors and writes his own financial thrillers. Never heard of him? Well now you have, thanks to our colleague Manuel Roig-Franzia profile of one of the city’s secret class of perma-power brokers that are “impervious to the vagaries of election cycles.”
In other mysterious millionaire news, meet Richard A. Herman, who died quietly at 100 but left an attention-getting will, bequeathing an unexpected fortune to the symphony, the opera and one lucky charity.
Looking for today’s Reliable Source? Start here: ‘Knife Fight,’ new indie film by political strategist Chris Lehane, starring Rob Lowe, debuts on cable