Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers


“Crimes and misdemeanors in the press gallery.” — NJ‘s Susan Davis in a recent tweet with the accompanying photograph. She’s referring to the press gallery on Capitol Hill. “Everyone is a suspect,” she said in a follow-up tweet.

Ezzy feels ‘pity’ for Romney

This isn’t pompous at all: “This speech made me feel immense pity for Mitt Romney. It’s a choice between policy he’s believes in and is proud of and his career.” — WaPo‘s illustrious Ezra Klein in a Thursday tweet. There you have it Fishbowlers. EK has spoken.


“That is just wrong.” — WaPo‘s Jonathan Capehart deadpan reaction to hearing of a vague plan to throw him in the pool at last night’s Metro Weekly party at Donovan House. More on the party later.

Unfortunate Sen. John Ensign Tweets in retrospect

“Time for action not childish name calling.” April 5

“We need courage and leadership to get our fiscal house in order.” March 11

Tschida on fat people

“Still only 1 working escalator at Mcpherson square! How can metro commuters be overweight? With all that climbing.” — ABC7’s Stephen Tschida in a Thursday tweet. Anything Tschida wants to say is fine with us.

Come on, is Matt Yglesias really ‘famous?’

“It’s always been my dream to be a minor part of random social science.” — Lefty blooger and Center for American Progress Fellow Matt Ygelsias in a Thursday tweet referencing this story on Gawker late Thurday regarding a Yale student who subjected himself to a gadget search by fellow students. He has CNN’s Eliot Spitzer, a former Mexican prez, “Famous Blogger Matt Yglesias” and Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian in his cell phone contacts. If Yglesias is what passes for “famous” these days then he had better start shoplifting, carry around a purse dog and get going on that sex tape.