Quotes of the Day
Writer questions Facebook friend advice
“OK, Facebook, I’ll bite: WHY do you think Tipper Gore and I should be friends (or, you know, ‘friends’)?” — Former Yahoo! News’ Deputy Editor and author Chris Lehman.
TV reporter has potentially psycho cleaning lady
“Ok, my cleaning lady is GASLIGHTING ME! tell her not to do laundry. come home … SHE”S DOING LAUNDRY… with a big smile on her face.” — ABC7 reporter Stephen Tschida.
From the Dept. of Bragiculture…
“I think I may be the only tweeter that intersperses tweets about poop apps and the UN recognizing Palestine. I’m diverse that way.” — Kathleen McKinley, Houston Chronicle political blogger.
Wrap your head around this strange anonymous tip: “Too bad the editor isn’t named Buzz instead of Ben. Then it could be called FeedBuzz.”
WTOP caller gets the axe
“Unhinged person. Not taking them.” — WTOP’s Debbie Feinstein regarding a caller who wanted to question Dr. Drew Pinksy about how gay people created HIV-AIDS in their Thursday morning “Ask Dr. Drew” segment.
Real HuffPost headline: “What’s the sweetest thing your child has said to you since the divorce? Share your story!” Good times HuffPost!
Obama/Romney lunch aftermath
“Romney and Obama had lunch together today. And you thought your Thanksgiving meal was awkward.” — Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert.
“I just assume these meetings between a potus and the man who ran to defeat him are extremely vulgar and profanity-laced.” — Reuters‘ Sam Youngman.
Convo Between Two Journos
Today’s conversation is between HuffPost’s Elise Foley and TNR’s Julia Loffe.
Loffe: “Does ANYONE speak on the record in Washington?”
Foley: “I request anonymity to speak freely, but no.”
Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.
See who made our FishbowlDC Fan Club Board this week…
FishbowlDC Fan Club Board
President: WaPo‘s Gene Weingarten
Lead cheerleader: Michelle Fields of MichelleFields.com
Expert but only on Wednesdays: Publicist Wendy Gordon
Guidance Counselor: Politico‘s Dylan Byers
Mani/Pedi Consultant: Stylist Paul Wharton
International FishbowlDC addict : TNR‘s Ryan Kearney (refuses to go into treatment)