We know D.C. Get our free newsletter to stay in the know.

Success! You're on the list.

What do smoking a cigarette outside the 9:30 Club and the recent “Access Hollywood” interview with Barack Obama’s family have in common? Read former City Paper editor David Carr’s column in today’s New York Times to find out—a good-humored look at what he calls “presidential blowback” (with a CP shout-out to boot).