RESTLESS IN SUGAR LAND … Testing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s thesis about second acts in American lives, Tom DeLay has just launched a blog.

The bio page is of course well-scrubbed. Silly me to think only Newt Gingrich had a penchant for writing alternative history.

Christina Larson

Christina Larson is a Washington Monthly contributing editor and an award-winning science and environment journalist who has reported from five continents.