Game Gains… Remember how everyone feared that the Greeks were too lame and disorganized to pull off a decent Olympics? Well, not only did last summer’s games go swimmingly, but it turns out the Athens Olympic committee actually turned a profit!

Paul Glastris

Paul Glastris is the editor in chief of the Washington Monthly. A former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton, he is writing a book on America’s involvement in the Greek War of Independence.