In 'This Town', Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for 'The New York Times Magazine', presents an examination of our ruling class's incestuous 'media industrial complex'. Through his eyes, we discover how the funeral for a beloved newsman becomes the social event of the year. How political reporters are fetishized for their ability to get their names into the predawn e-mail sent out by the city's most powerful and puzzled-over journalist. How a disgraced Hill aide can overcome ignominy and maybe emerge with a more potent 'brand' than many elected members of Congress. And how an administration bent on 'changing Washington' can be sucked into the ways of 'This Town' with the same ease with which Tea Party insurgents can, once elected, settle into it like a warm bath.