Good morning Washington.
Good morning Washington.
From a source at last night’s Al Gore event at GWU…
DC journalist Trudy Feldman came up on the stage with her book and journalist pen and pad in hand taking more then 4 minutes of Gore’s time while all others where slammed, bammed, thank you mam’md along. Gore did assure Feldman he reads all the letters she sends him, then turning to the cheering press friends of Feldman yelling “Yeah Trudy’ for who Gore said is amazing, isnt she.
Charlie Hall, a Washington Post reporter and copy editor for 20 years, is running for a county board seat in suburban northern Virginia as a Democrat, and as the Post itself reported Tuesday, he gets really upset when his Democratic opponents suggest he has no Democratic credentials: “The issue infuriates Hall, who said that he has voted Democrat his whole life.”
Read the rest here.
Hell may have just frozen over.
From today’s WH Press Briefing:
Q Tony, on Iraq, for the gaggle you were asked about U.S. troops and just how long the presence would be there, the vision. And you compared it to the Korean model. Can you explain that?
MR. SNOW: Yes. It was actually a question that Helen raised and Helen used to create an analogy, but the President has used it before.
MR. THOMAS: Thank you. (Laughter.)
MR. SNOW: That is Helen Thomas, front row veteran. (Laughter.)
Q Spell it right. (Laughter.)
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From the NYPost:
CHRISTOPHER “Hellbound” Hitchens admits drinking “enough every day to kill or stun the average mule,” but insists the rampant boozing hasn’t affected his career. “Many great writers did some of their finest work when blotto, smashed, polluted, [bleep]faced, squiffy, whiffled and three sheets to the wind,” the “God Is Not Great” author tells the Times of London. “I have never been late for an appointment, never had to cancel a speaking arrangement. I do radio and TV, and I don’t slur. I’ve never missed a deadline . . . So it can’t be the case I’m a fall-about drunk.”
From their Friday Feature:
Geoff Earle is an investigative reporter for the New York Post. He’s been a Washington reporter for 13 years, covering government and politics for The Hill, National Journal, and Congressional Quarterly. But today he’s our Friday Feature:
If you could interview any deceased person, who would it be and why?
Does Elvis count? If not, Stalin…
If you could cover any past political story, which one would it be and why?
Tammany Hall graft and greed. Makes Abramoff look like an amateur….
What’s your favorite political book and why
Parting the Waters. It reveals King plotting strategy and fretting over compromises, not just being a saint.
What reality TV show could you win?
Survivor: the Rayburn building.
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