Sport: Hog Mania in High Places

Every stadium has its loyal lunatic fringe, but in Washington many of the most fervent fanatics also run the Government. The unique mix of power and passion is assessed by TIME Washington Contributing Editor Hugh Sidey.

If a city ever understood pork, it is Washington. One more joke about the Bay of Pigs (Hogs in Tampa Bay, get it?) and the nation's capital may gag on its own smirks. Take pity. It has been so long since anything in Washington worked with the decisiveness of the Redskins that the power fans are a little silly.

No. 1 Fan Ronald Reagan had a double...

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