Say hello to CongressDaily’s Keith Koffler.
What word do you routinely misspell? Administraiton
What’s the name of your cell phone ring? Flight of the Bumble Bee. Maximum annoyance.
What time did you get up this morning? 6:15 am
When did you last cry and why? When I found out there would be no bathroom in the basement section of the new White House workspace, where my desk is.
How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? 150
What’s your favorite letter? Lincoln to Grant, July 13, 1863. It ends, “you were right, and I was wrong.” When was the last time you heard a politician say that? Or a journalist on talk show, for that matter? And he said it just over a year before the election. And only weeks before the Ames Straw poll.
What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? Edward Hallowell, high school English teacher. Gave me the unfortunate news that I’d be better at writing than making money.
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