Why Washington D.C. Gossip Sucks

There is only one remark to make about WaPo‘s 1:49 p.m. post this afternoon about the birth of CNN’s John King and Dana Bash’s newborn son, Jonah.

It was nearly 16 hours late.

Tale of the Tape…

CNN Political Ticker: 10:25 p.m. Tuesday

FishbowlDC: 12:59 a.m.

Politico CLICK: 7:54 a.m.

Politico PLAYBOOK: 8:22 a.m.

TVNewser: 10:47 a.m.

JohnKingUSA blog: 10:43 a.m.

HuffPost: 12:17 p.m.

WaPo’s The Reliable Source: 1:49 p.m.

Note to readers: We’re loathe to include ourselves in this lineup. But if we didn’t, no doubt we’d have readers asking, “So when the hell did you guys report it?” So we are.