Quotes of the Day
“Gotta be 65 degrees on a terrific autumn night” — FNC’s Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry.
Anticipatory Storm Complaints
“Approaching big storm prep: batteries, check. Canned food, check. Emergency generators, check. Full-page apology ad from Pepco, check.” — C-SPAN Communications Director Howard Mortman.
“.@PepcoConnect Let’s just say that your track record as regards restoring our power is somewhere between abysmal and catastrophic.” — Yahoo! News‘s Olivier Knox.
“@OKnox Why doesn’t PEPCO just shut off our power now and get it over with?” — NYT‘s Jonathan Weisman.
“My boyfriend: Buying all the toilet paper from the grocery store before everyone else gets there. #BePrepared” — Lisa Rowan, vintage blogger.
Compliment or Insult: Who really knows?
“Your always-perfect hair reeks of pure #journalism,” a follower writes in to FNC’s Bret Baier, who, of course, responds, saying, “Good to know -thanks- I’ll try to keep it together.”
Ana Marie Cox “endorses” Obama
“It’s true: I have chosen to endorse Obama because I’m proud to have someone of the *human* race as President. So there.” — The Guardian‘s Ana Marie Cox. Does a pundit do endorsements? Do they really need to? Pretty sure we already new the progressive Cox was for Obama.
“Go @AprilDRyan! She’s interviewing Obama tomorrow at 5:40 p.m. in Oval Office. First member of WH press corps to do so in months.” — Politico‘s Jennifer Epstein on American Urban Radio White House Correspondent April Ryan.
Breitbart.com Editor needles BuzzFeed Political Editor
“Source tells me @BuzzFeedBen‘s BuzzFeed Politics is something of a laughingstock. Actually, herds of sources tell me this.” — Breitbart.com‘s John Nolte, still smarting from BuzzFeed‘s McKay Coppins story on internal Breitbart.com matters.
“Overheard on the Romney press bus: ‘I think Meat Loaf is two words.’ ‘Yes, it is two words.’ — NPR’s Ari Shapiro.
See FishbowlDC’s Fan Club Board after the jump as well as thoughts from a media observer…
The Media Observer
“MSNBC is not showing Obama voting live. CNN is. Fox is showing it but talking over it.” — TPM‘s Evan McMorris Santoro.
FishbowlDC Fan Club
President: WaPo‘s Gene Weingarten
Self-appointed Editor-at-Large: BuzzFeed‘s McCay Coppins
Mascot who dresses up like a fish: DCist‘s Ben Freed
Cheerleader: Fmr. Daily Caller scribe Michelle Fields.
Creative services: AP Spokesman Paul Colford.
Prayer leader: Stylist Paul Wharton.
Peter Ogburn contributed to this report.