Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers

By Betsy Rothstein 

Quote(s) of the Day


Comfortably numb cabbie

“My cab driver is eating McDonald’s fries and blaring Pink Floyd.”
-WSJ‘s Susan Davis on Twitter Monday. To which House GOP Whip Spokesman Brad Dayspring remarked, “Munchies.”

Socks News Strikes Again?

“Okay, so they’re persistent, but Shepard Smith is probably the best anchor on the network — one of the few name personalities who really does report the news in a ‘fair and balanced’ manner.”
– Commentary from a “reader” on FishbowlMatt’s “Rhymes with Socks News PR” item Monday. The item was the result of three consecutive really enthusiastic “anonymous” pitches on Smith landing on the cover of New Orleans Magazine.

Cupcake Paralysis

“Anyone who waits more than three minutes for a cupcake is insane.”
WaPo feature writer Dan Zak in a Monday tweet.