20 Fabulous Singles: Tom Manatos

They’re smart, funny, successful, and available—for now

By: Ann Limpert, Garrett M. Graff

Tom Manatos, 26

Job: Adviser to House minority leader Nancy Pelosi. Education: Bethesda’s Walt Whitman High School; BS in communication from Cornell University. Hometown: Bethesda. Now lives in Glen Echo. Hobbies: Football, kickball, basketball, hanging out with my friends and family, and Maryland politics. Dream date: A Redskins game with a girl who would enjoy it as much as I would. Deal breakers: Dallas Cowboys fans and smokers. Pet: A beagle namedWilner. Coolest thing you’ve ever done: Paragliding in Switzerland. Favorite movie: Elf . Will Ferrell is the funniest guy ever. Shortcomings: My grandmothers tell me I don’t have any. Favorite date spot: Anywhere on the waterfront.