Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers


Howie’s travel complaints

  • Now three hours late trying to get out of LaGuardia. Kicked off first plane. This is excruciating. #shouldatakenAmtrak
  • #Delta spewed misinfo, delayed getting back to gate, stalled on canceling flight during 3 hour tarmac nightmare at LGA. Never got out of NY.

The Daily Beast‘s Washington Bureau Chief Howard Kurtz tweets his way through aggravating travel.

Disturbing Headline of Day: “Box labeled `grandma’s urn’ left at Goodwill store” (WTOP)

Breakfast of Champions

“I’m on the radio & eating Cheetos for breakfast!” — The Daily Caller‘s Mary Katharine Ham in a Friday morning tweet.

Rabid conspiracy theories

“If you didn’t know @RepWeiner was a Dem, how could you guess? No news stories about how his behavior indicates something about his party.” — The Daily Caller‘s Jim Treacher in a Friday morning tweet.

Journo gratitude

“To all the journos in Juneau preparing to go through 24K #palinemails this morning, good luck! I pity you, but the rest of us are grateful!” — The Times of London‘s Matt Spence in a Friday morning tweet.

Train memories…

“OK, 15 minutes on hot Metro rail is NOTHING compared with 10 hours of freezing HELL on amtrak!” — ABC7’s wild train rider Stephen Tschida in a Thursday tweet. He continued, “Now I’m on the bus and it has blessed air conditioning.”

Frustrated scribe

Can someone explain to me why the Dupont #metro station is such a joke? No AC , barely any working escalators. — E&E News’ Jeremy Jacobs in a Thursday tweet.