Washington is full of men and women who think that a solemn face and dark,expensive clothes mark them as members of the ruling class.
Perhaps they do. If that is the case, it is no wonder we are such a dull, self obsessed lot in this town.
On Sunday Tim Russert spoke on "Meet the Press" with Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard who has literally been in the "soup" for the last week, trying to deal with the life and death problems of real Americans, not the phony squabbling over influence and contracts that makes of so much of life in the capital of the United States.
Watch the video to see a "government man" who lives with his people.