Taylor Marsh is a political writer, author and cultural voyeur who lives in the Beltway area of Washington D.C. She is a former Broadway performer and beauty queen who was the Relationship Consultant for LA WEEKLY, then the nation’s top alternative newsweekly. Marsh marks her 20th year in new-media in 2016. Author of The Hillary Effect and The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen, Taylor turns to fiction for the first time with Below the Beltway.

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U.S. Men’s Gymnastic Team Chokes in London

IT HAPPENS, even when you can least afford it.

There’s not another way to write or review it honestly. The men’s gymnastic team psyched themselves out.

Danell Leyva, the gymnast who led the entire world […]

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