Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers


By Betsy Rothstein 

Quote(s) of the Day


You scream, I scream, scribe screams for Politico’s ice cream

“I literally almost wept with envy when I realized the free ice cream the Politico people got today was from Graeters. Can’t find it here.” –TBD’s Social Media Producer Mandy Jenkins, who then added, “By the time we found out about it, it was all gone. Hence the weeping.”

TBD editor concludes Politico can’t be sweat shop

“I can’t believe @nytimes will stand by this week’s @politico slave driving story when it hears about today’s free ice cream in the newsroom.” –TBD’s Julie Westfall’s conclusion on Politico offering its reporters free ice cream on Wednesday.

TV reporter takes heels in to the shop
“Just dropped off load of heels for repairs. Guy asked me if I’d worn them in combat.”
–ABC News Correspondent Yunji de Nies in a Wednesday tweet.

Spokesman says seersucker not a good look for pols

“Scary. many #gop members of the #congress are rocking seer sucker today. not a good look for wrinkly old men.”
–House Rules Committee Democratic Spokesman Vince Morris in a Wednesday tweet.