Newton Native Pens Scathing Expose Of Washington D.C.

August 13, 2013 9:39 PM
Newton Native Pens Scathing Expose Of Washington D.C.
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" BOSTON (CBS) —- It’s called “This Town,” a scathing expose of Washington D.C. by a Newton native who’se been watching politicians of both parties make a hash of things for years.

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But, he says he’s never seen the tide of hypocrisy running quite so high.

We face more than a deficit of dollars right now. We face a deficit of trust,” the author of the book Mark Leibovich says.

Meanwhile, the president is repeating his core campaign promise to clean up Washington’s act.

Leibovich’s bestselling new book documents the Capital’s self-serving culture.

“The system is geared to things not getting done. If an immigration bill passes tomorrow, if a tax reform bill passes tomorrow, that’s tens of millions of dollars of lobbying, consulting, messaging fees that are not going to be paid out,” he says "

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