A politician, lobbyist, or other person who is politically isolated from the rest of the country, due to the royal court type environment of Washington, DC. Refers to I-495
, the beltway
Could also mean someone who literally lives inside I-495
, either in Washington
, DC proper or one of the inner suburbs (Arlington
, Falls Church City
, Chevy Chase
These inside the beltway fatcats have lost touch with the values of the average american family!