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Wendell Goler: The FishbowlDC Interview

Wendell.jpgSay hello to Fox News’ White House Correspondent Wendell Goler. You can catch him posing questions to GOP candidates with Chris Wallace and Brit Hume on FOX News Channel’s GOP debate in New Hampshire tomorrow night.

What word do you routinely misspell? Barack, as in Obama. I forget the ‘c’ though probably not any more.

What’s the name of your cell phone ring? Harley engine.

What time did you get up this morning? 5:40, grudgingly.

When did you last cry and why? Memorial service for Oklahoma city bombing. Young boy playing bagpipes in honor of child victims was too much to stand.

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? 150

What’s your favorite letter? “K” Ask both of my daughters.

What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? Walter Cronkite

Who is your favorite active journalist? Charlie Rose

Read the rest when you click below…(and see previous FishbowlDC interviews: Julie Mason, David Shuster, Joe Curl, Alex Pareene, Peter Beinart, Jonah Goldberg, Megyn Kendall, Ana Marie Cox, Jim Brady, Howard Mortman, Amy Argetsinger, Jose Antonio Vargas, Chuck Todd, Tom Gottlieb, Kelly Ann Collins, David von Drehle, David Lat, Mark Leibovich, Zain Verjee, David Plotz, Paul Kane, Karen Travers, Mark Halperin, Hugo Gurdon, Greg Kelly,Ken Rudin, John Dickerson, Anne Schroeder, Spencer Ackerman, Bret Baier, Bob Sellers, Greta van Susteren, Danielle Jones, Jonathan Salant, John McCalla, Pam Hess, Ryan Grim, Marc Ambinder, Marty Kady, Jack Shafer, Annie Lou Bayly, Jerry Zremski, Charlie Cook, Dave Hughes, Howard Fineman, Katie Tarbox, Mark Segraves, Chris Cillizza, Tom Sietsema, Bill Triplett, Robin Givhan, David Brody, Norah O’Donnell, Carl Cannon, Jordan Lieberman, David Folkenflik, Molly Henneberg, Ernesto Londono, Brody Mullins, Aaron Blake, Martha Raddatz, Andrew Sullivan, Christina Bellantoni, Shane Harris, Nora McAlvanah, Adam Nagourney, Erin McPike, Mike Memoli, Ju-Don Marshall Roberts, Arthur Delaney, Chris Mincher, Rachel Sklar, Laura Sullivan, Jeff Kosseff, Matthew Cooper, Scott McCrary, Dan Reilly, Jennifer Griffin, Ari Shapiro, Jonathan Kaplan, Rick Klein, Mike Allen, Olivier Knox, Erik Wemple, Nathan Burchfiel, Andrea Mitchell, Mike DeBonis, Anne Kornblut, April Ryan, Amy Morris, Keith Koffler, <strongMark Silva, Ann Compton, Mark Knoller, Betsy Fischer, Katherine O’Hearn, Pamela Brown, Beverly Kirk)

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What did you have for breakfast? Coffee

What one toiletry item could you not live without? Toothpaste

If you could have one superpower, which one would it be? Time travel

Red or white wine? PG-13 or R? R

Lincoln, Jefferson or Washington Memorial? Lincoln

Leg or breast (chicken, of course)? Leg

Friday night or Saturday night? Friday (which leaves Saturday to recover)

“Wedding Crashers” or “Old School” ?< Old School

The Palm or Cafe Milano? Cafe Milano

Yankees or Red Sox? Neither. Detroit Tigers.

Jenna or Barbara? Neither, I have my own daughters.

McSteamy or McDreamy? Why would I care?

Leno or Letterman? Leno

Stewart or Colbert? Colbert

Boxers or briefs? No one cares.

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