Quotation by Barbara Howar

Washington will ever be a city for extracurricular romance and undercover trysts, partly because of the high moral standards demanded of the politician by his constituency, and also because it is a town where women are more easily tolerated if they dabble with politicians rather than politics.
Barbara Howar (b. 1934), U.S. socialite and author. Laughing all the Way, ch. 6 (1973).

Howar, a noted Washington socialite during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, had an adulterous affair with a United States Senator.
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