Overheard in D.C.

Lunch al fresco with a side of political gossip.

Finally, after more than 45 minutes of my eavesdropping on their conversation by myself, Mr. Cobb picked up the check and announced to Mr. Dowd, “All right, boss, I got to roll back to my little hole. I’ve got like a seven and a half foot ceiling … Wilt Chamberlain couldn’t stand up in it.”

Ty Cobb sounds like a character written by Luke Mazur.