In this issue: COMMENT "Precedent and Prologue", by Jeffrey Toobin: The ten-year anniversary of Bush v. Gore. THE TALK OF THE TOWN "Tongue Twister", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Colin Firth prepares for his role as King George the 6th. PROFILES "The Art of the Billionaire", by Connie Bruck: How Eli Broad took over Los Angeles. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS "Travels with a Diva", by Gay Talese: On the road with the soprano Marina Poplavskaya. THE CURRENT CINEMA "Fancy Footwork", by David Denby: Reviews of Black Swan and Love and Other Drugs.