Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida earlier this week as a Category 4 storm, is currently battering the Carolinas, and is expected to hit Washington this weekend as a tropical storm.
Last week, my wife, two kids, and I headed to Boulder, Colorado, for a family wedding. We hiked Boulder’s famous Flatirons and walked the city’s trendy Pearl Street. I don’t think anyone would be surprised to hear me say that Boulder and Washington, D.C., are two very different places.
Because most of official Washington goes on recess for nearly the entire month of August (the Senate is scheduled to return to the nation’s capital on September 6 and the House on September 13), the dog days of summer can be a time of reflection for think tank scholars, trade association advocates, and industry groups.