Longtime Washingtonian James Patterson writes from San Francisco. He served as the first LBGT Program Manager for the federal government during the Clinton Administration. He is a former Foreign Service Officer with the State Department and served as attaché at the US Embassy in Mexico City. His reviews, essays and journalism have appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle, The Hill, The Foreign Service Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor and many other publications.
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Goodbye, Mr. Quips
Barney Frank retires at the end of 2012; we will miss his Capitol wit.