The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Todd Purdum on D.C. Dysfunction Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/90661/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Todd Purdum, national editor of Vanity Fair, went to Washington to figure out just why things are so dysfunctional. He profiles the Obama West Wing in the latest issue.