Quotes of the Day
FOUNDING FATHER SIGHTING AT CPAC: Lurking in a lonely and quiet hotel hallway at CPAC: Thomas Jefferson, i.e. Thomas Whitmore of Manassas, Va.
“DC Metro rider watching Greta.” — Discovery Channel Publicist Paul Schur.
Designer’s hair gets caught in Metro
“Seriously? My hair just got caught in the train door. #fullcar #fail” — Publication designer Michelle Bloom.
Ashley Judd has a thing for pie
- “What is your happiest pie memory growing up? Why? If you could only have one pie forever (I shudder at the thought) what would you have?” — Possible Kentucky Senate candidate Ashley Judd.
- “Let’s shout! HAPPY NATIONAL PIE DAY! I baked my 4-Layer Chocolate Pie. Sublime!”
Speaking of Ashley Judd…
At CPAC Thursday, Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson was given a series of words to react to. Upon hearing the name “Ashley Judd”, Carlson said, “Hair on fire crazy but the gift that keeps giving.” Meanwhile on Bloggers Row, an alleged employee for Breitbart News and extremely loud CPAC heckler, shouted out, “DUMB AS A STUMP.”
Source Greasing 101
“Larry Sabato, Thanks for the follow! Was just looking at an amazing photo of you at a party my parents also attended in C’ville in 1981.” — David Graham, associate editor of The Atlantic‘s Politics Channel to Sabato, a political science prof at the University of Virginia who is quoted by just about every political journalist in Washington.
NPR writer leans in at office
“Cannot believe I forgot #leanindc was tonight. Well, leaning in at the office. Morning news doesn’t write itself. Go, ladies!” — NPR “Morning Edition” Editor Kitty Eisele.
Matthew Keys: “I am fine”
“I am fine. I found out the same way most of you did: From Twitter. Tonight I’m going to take a break. Tomorrow, business as usual.” — Reuters Deputy Social Media Editor Matthew Keys, who was indicted for conspiring to hack into a Tribune Company website. Reuters has reportedly since deactivated his badge.
“At a country themed bar with a mechanical bull at the site of #cpac2013. Booze + bull ride + hotel = somebody is getting pregnant tonight.” — BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton.
In praise of FNC’s Bret Baier
“Best part of recovering from surgery- being off so-I finally got to watch SR! Thks for all u do!” — Viewer to Baier as RT by Baier.
See the latest members of our FishbowlDC Fan Club Board…FishbowlDC Fan Club Board
President: WaPo‘s Gene Weingarten (hanging on strong)
Cheerleading squad: DCist‘s Ben Freed, Slate‘s Dave Weigel and Next Generation‘s Michelle Fields (Weigel handles uniforms, Freed, pom poms.)
Spiritual Advisor: theGrio.com and Essence’ Sophia Nelson
Twitter teen lingo seminars: Politico‘s Jonathan Martin. (We enjoyed this tweet from Thursday and have sent it to our FBDC Translation Department: “In same intvu at cpac, tho, Cuccinelli sends msg to estab Rs – his name may not rhyme w ‘jobs’ a la McD but that’s his focus”)
DogBowl fashion consultant: Ex-Real Housewives of D.C. Paul Wharton
Daily wisdom: Daily Caller and soon-to-be Daily Mail‘s David Martosko