Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers


Irritated reporter

“Dear Bartender, I am happy your buddies are here. But I’ve trying to pay for my dinner for 20 minutes while you’re chatting up your bros.” — AP‘s White House reporter Phil Elliott in a Tuesday tweet.

Pooch recognized

“Charley finally gets the recognition she deserves.” — BBC Correspondent Katie Connolly regarding her dog landing in FishbowlDC’s Cutest Dog in Washington contest going on indefinitely.

Senator’s daughter in ‘circle of hell’

“Finally made it to my hotel room in NYC. The 7th circle of hell is 45 minutes at baggage claim w/ no cell or internet service.” — The Daily Beast columnist Meghan McCain, daughter to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).

Farewell from Jakarta

“Off into the skies, hoping to avoid the plume and engage in some Seoul searching. Wish us luck.” ABC News White House correspondent Jake Tapper in a Tuesday tweet from Indonesia.

A TV journo’s stock phrase

“Be well.” – NBC’s Capitol Hill Correspondent Luke Russert on MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell’s “The Last Word” Tuesday night using the words he uses when he ends most every TV appearance.

Vicky Ezra Cristina Barcelona

“So sad to be leaving Barcelona tomorrow. One of the most charming and delicious cities I’ve ever visited. — WaPo‘s Ezra Klein in a Monday tweet. (The headline is absurd, we know.)