Metro Section: What Does Bourbon Do to Wooden Teeth?
• George Washington: Distiller, patriot, capitalist running dog: He was "one of the country's first successful entrepreneurs, building a whiskey distillery that made the equivalent of $300,000 in two years." Mt. Vernon is reopening the still in 2007. [WT]
• DC evangelical festival organizers sign up commercial sponsors: "When people see names of companies they know and recognize, it gives them a comfort level." True -- I don't know about God, but I believe in Coke. (Pepsi is actual sponsor. Heathens.) [WP]