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According to a tipster privy to a D.C. Council hearing today, Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry had this to say about Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh: “Ms. Cheh you are attractive, glamorous, and have great femininity.” Uh—-I guess it beats getting called an “angry woman” and then receiving a bouquet of flowers for your trouble.

Photo by Darrow Montgomery