THE CAPITAL: Charmed, Senator Tiglon

If the tiglon* in Manhattan's Central Park Zoo ever got to the U.S. Senate he would receive a good many invitations to Washington parties, particularly from oil heiresses and South American embassies. As Senator Tiglon of New York he would also be invited to the White House, thus posing difficult, but not necessarily insuperable problems of security. And if he refrained from eating butlers (except at crowded cocktail parties), observed protocol and learned to growl softly at older women, Senator Tiglon might even—despite his mixed parentage —become a social lion.

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