Politico.com
Washington Examiner executive editor Stephen G. Smith says Philip Anschutz's visit last week was "routine" and that the dinner for Weekly Standard and Examiner managers was over by 8 p.m. "We weren’t painting the town red," he tells Michael Calderone. Why is the Denver billionaire (at left) investing in publications that have never made money (the Standard) or have little hope of making any (the Examiner)? "I really don’t know," says friend Dean Singleton.