Pulse: Chatter: Brooke De la Villanova: High Society

Politics is the new black, dumplings, as the Pennsylvania Society Inaugural Ball at the Ritz in D.C. proved so aptly. Among the chatterati were a solo Mayor Michael Nutter (was Lisa avoiding me?) and fellow politicos Ed Rendell, Bob Brady (for once not looking like he just came from siding his house) and Chaka Fattah. … Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb thanked Arlen Specter for accusing the New England Patriots of spying. Such intrigue! He gave Ed and Arlen footballs, saying they could trade them in for trophies next year. To which Edgar harrumphed, “Sure!” Andrew and Elisabeth Shue and Sharon Stone turned to stare. So mortifying! … Has Monica Malpass ditched bank honcho Bill Mills? The Action News minx was doing some serious smooching with video king Andy Schlessinger at Morimoto following the big opening bash at Union Trust. …