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Advice for stupid politicians

“I don’t know why these people don’t understand how to use Twitter. There’s a way to direct message someone privately and people keep tweeting to everyone. It’s like these perverted politicians. It’s like you can send a direct message, you don’t have to tell everyone you’re to f–k someone.” — E! late night talk show host Chelsea Handler on her program this week.

Designer faces wisdom teeth removal

“Dr. Corcoran was super pleasant… getting these babies ripped out of my mouth in 3 weeks… eek! (@ Dr. Corcoran)” — Washington Business Journal designer Tim Wong, who does not yet know whether he’s going under anesthesia for the procedure.

New nominations we received for Howiella (The Hill‘s Judy Kurtz) new nickname: Lil Hweezie, Young Keezie, Kurtzie Pie, and Lil Kurtzie.

Bio of the Day

NBC’s Congressional Correspondent Luke Russert: “Cover Capitol Hill for NBC News. Been sweating it out in the streets of a runaway American dream since 1985.”

Ezzy eats pizza pie in Seattle

“What I’ve learned today: Washington? Unspeakably terrible right now. The food at Serious pies in Seattle? Really great.” — WaPo‘s Ezra Klein. Watch out Seattle. He’s in your fair city for APSA (American Political Science Association). This pie has sausage and Ez is a vegetarian, so he’s not likely eating this. But you get the idea. This pizza comes from Serious pie.

A lesson in translation and what to ask

“Speaker keeps saying ‘respectfully’ the same way people say ‘no offense’ right before telling someone they’re dumb and ugly.” — The Hill‘s White House Correspondent Sam Youngman. Also this: “Carney said he spent morning with POTUS and date flap never came up. Maybe he should’ve asked POTUS since he’s the press sec.”

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