Politics can be rough stuff, even when you’re on home turf: Just ask David Morris, manager of the Crew Club, the controversial 14th Street health spa where locker keys come attached to a condom. The staunch libertarian has faced his share of critics leery of the former strip returning to the days of sleaze, but that didn’t stop Logan Circle residents from electing him chairman of their Advisory Neighborhood Commission. And now rumors are flying that Morris intends to challenge Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans in the coming election. But when a Washington City Paper reporter called the Crew Club to check out the rumors, he was referred to Georgetown University Hospital, where Morris was nursing a severely infected arm. Last week Morris was attacked by a pit bull at a used car lot on 14th Street NW—in the heart of his neighborhood. He says he’d petted the dog on previous visits, but this time the pit bull was apparently in a foul mood. “He just opened up his mouth and put it around my arm,’’ says Morris. “We had to take a pipe to his head to make him let go.’’ Morris spent several days at the hospital, but the pit bull escaped with a reprimand from its owner. Meanwhile, Morris declines to comment on the upcoming council race. CP