The World: Talking to Teddy

The steamy British sex-and-politics scandal that forced a pair of Tory aristocrats to resign from public office simmered down a bit last week. Nonetheless, a few divertissements from the affair continued to provide London gos sips with dining-out conversation.

Most of the tidbits involved Lord Lambton, the Under Secretary of Defense for the Royal Air Force who resigned (pleading "credulous stupidity") after an investigation had linked him to Call Girls Norma Levy and Kim Pinder. Asked by a BBC interviewer why a man of "social position, charm and personality" felt impelled to...

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