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How Washington forgot how to govern

W. James Antle III, Washington Examiner

All it takes is a breakthrough on healthcare, tax reform, infrastructure or some major issue not yet on the national radar screen to make a lot of this talk go away. New York was dubbed "the ungovernable city" before Rudy Giuliani, the presidency seen as too big a job under Jimmy Carter before Ronald Reagan. Right now, however, Washington is a long way from looking like some kind of shining city on a hill.