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By Betsy Rothstein Comment

Quotes of the Day

Female reporter attracted to older Brad Pitt

“The @nytimes homepage never has looked so beautiful. #SabermetricsMeetsSorkin #BradIsOldButStillHasItNo?” — Roll Call‘s Meredith Shiner.

An ugly prelude to Greta’s interview with Tucker

“My posting was about Tucker Carlson and HIS JUDGMENT to post vile violence against a woman by a convicted rapist and pretend it is journalism. This is also not about the First Amendment – this is about decency and understanding what journalism is. … I hope Tucker understand [sic] the issue when he shows up.” — Greta Van Susteren sticking to her guns Monday night just before welcoming The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson on her show. The segment was contentious to say the least. If you missed our late-night story, read here.

And now for an imaginative take on taxes…

“Don’t you think JR Ewing should pay the same tax rate as Charlene Tilton? #DatingMyself” — ABC White House Correspondent Jake Tapper. He explained, “I’m making all these up — in case anyone is confused.”

Miracles do happen. Stephen Tschida gives birth to puppy

Henry James‘ new little brother F. Scott! He just arrived.” — ABC7’s Stephen Tschida. No, our wild train rider didn’t give birth to a puppy. He did welcome his “puppy’s puppy” into his home this week. Welcome to the Fishbowl F. Scott!

Reality show junkie pipes up

“Mondays suck without some sort of Bachelor show on TV.” — TWT Opinion Writer Emily Miller.

Treach questions Greta’s lukewarm Tyson interview

“When Greta asked Mike Tyson why he likes pigeons, why didn’t she preface it by noting he’s a convicted rapist? Why talk to him at all?” — The Daily Caller‘s Jim Treacher.

Boybander thinks he’s Michael Kors

Putting on his best Project Runway personality, TPM‘s Brian Beulter writes of the Director of OMB, “Jack Lew‘s tie is appropriately tight, but he has a lopsided dimple problem #whitehousesartorialfail.” He soon added, “Carney tie similarly lopsided dimple-wise. WHAT IS GOING ON THERE?”

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