Eye On Olympia

Of swords, Pork Barrels, and nose-picking…

Just in time for today's start of the 2008 legislative session: Our video (with help from expert tour guide Tony Aitken) tour of the Washington state capitol. In it, you'll learn why there are 42 steps to the building, why the House and Senate seats are 2 sword-lengths apart, where you can order a Pork Barrel, and all about the apparently intractable problem of schoolchildren picking George Washington's nose.

Click here to watch it.

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