I'm just thankful my kids weren't in that house or anybody got hurt.
The little New Year's baby is going to have to share the spotlight.
To write the column you have to stay on top of politics and media and go to a lot of stuff. I wanted to go down my writers' hole. I'm just taking a couple of months off [from the Washington Post column].
Powerful women always interpret hostility as unrequited love.
Manners are the ability to put someone else at their ease...by turning any answer into another question.
Nothing is better for a young journalist than to go and write about something that other people don't know about. If you can afford to send yourself to some foreign part, I still think that's by far the best way to break in.
TV journalism is a much more collaborative, horizontal business than print reporting. It has to be, because of the logistics. Anchors are wholly dependent on producers to do all the hustling.
In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him, CBS and the craft of journalism.
I just wanted to have fun for myself - I felt I had a lot to say, and I realized that I missed having a magazine as a place to express my ideas. The Times column is a place for me to unload those perceptions.
I love to run smart essays and commentary. But it doesn't replace the other kind of reporting.
Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments.
I just simply write as it moves me. I may be writing about a book or a movie or a person, places where I've been or something I've done. Or politics. It's going to what's on my mind at the moment.