CBS’ Mark Knoller may have been late this morning but you can’t get mad at a guy who’s this funny:

From: Knoller, Mark
Sent: Friday, October 16, 2009 8:21 AM
Subject: sorry i’m late

my cat, falcon-kitty, accidentally untethered & took off in my flying-saucer shaped balloon/plane and it took hours to track it down. kitty is fine. thanks.

I’m habitually tardy, but rarely try comedy… now I’m inspired.