The things you learn. Spoke to a client in Washington, DC. The city's in emotional and financial suspended animation. The client's $3 million capital campaign is now on uncertain hold "until the climate improves." Maybe tomorrow. Today, Congress gave the go-ahead to a $700 million bailout of too-smart-for-their-own-[and-our]-britches fat cats, pending details that will remove the bad odor. The American Voters' Prayer: Please, lord, give us a new, thoughtful, intelligent government real soon.