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CNN’s John Roberts celebrates a birthday today. Prince Charles is 60 today. Boutros Boutros-Ghali is 86 and was born on the same day that The British Broadcasting Corp. began its domestic radio service. P.J. O’Rourke is 61. Condoleezza Rice is 54. It is close, but you think the Obama kids should go to private schools. The sad demise of Rolling Stone continues: They failed to include Eddie Vedder on its list of rocks’ 100 best singers. Were YOU at the Press Club last night for the McClatchy bureau’s farewell bash? FishbowlLA points out, “That is the current President of the United States George W. Bush, the one that was going to restore dignity to the White House — doing the ‘shocker’ hand gesture with the ASU track team.” Portfolio’s Mixed Media reports, “It’s Unanimous: Barack Is a Lock for ‘Time’ POY”. Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time. Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “Life of an ex-journalist, Part VI: I had Veterans Day off as a paid holiday. Spent it with my family. First time that’s happened since joining the profession in 1983. I liked it.”
Today’s FishbowlDC comment of the day (with regards to Wednesday’s post on “What’s Next For XM’s POTUS 08?“: Reader bs61014 writes, “I am going to miss Rebecca Roberts. I enjoyed 1600, and I enjoyed her interviews. I also enjoyed her banter with Caille Milner on Mondays.” Keep the FishbowlDC discussion going by dropping your comments here.
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