Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers


A Bo tease

“Be sure to tune in next week when Bo the White House dog will be my guest. [PAUSE] What, he’s doing The Daily Show? Jesus Christ. Every goddamn time!” — Stephen Colbert (we presume joking) about having Bo Obama, the Prez’s Portuguese Water Dog on “The Colbert Report.”

Airplane‘ humor

“To paraphrase the movie “Airplane”: I picked the wrong week to sign up for an “Adam Sharp” Google alert.”–C-SPAN’s Comm. Director Howard Mortman in a Thursday tweet referencing Sharp who is Twitter’s first D.C. hire. Sharp trains in December and begins in earnest in January.

F-him. (O’Reilly’s advice to Kelly on Milbank)

“You don’t have to say ‘with all due respect’ – he doesn’t deserve any.” — FNC’s Bill O’Reilly to colleague Megyn Kelly Thursday night on his show regarding WaPo‘s Dana Milbank, who wrote a column bashing Kelly for what he deemed her not so fair and balanced coverage on election night.

India bound

“Bon Voyage from a rainy Andrews AFB. Tweet ya from India.” — CNN’s senior White House correspondent Ed Henry in a Thursday tweet. He’s traveling to India for two weeks with President Obama.

Hypnosis catch phrase

“God — is he under hypnosis?” — MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews on his program Thursday, questioning a controversial TV ad run by Rep.-elect Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.). Matthews also wondered this week if Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) had been hypnotized. It’s Matthews’s new go-to phrase.