Friday, January 20, 2012

The Morning Bell for Friday January 20, 2012

Today's honorary ringer: I never thought I'd say this but...Newt freaking Gingrich.

Way to put CNN Whitehouse correspondent and yesterday's GOP debate moderator John King back in his mom's placenta. Newt as I affectionately call him hit the ball out of the park when King asked him about the greatest thing ever conceived, the open marriage. Trashy politics make governing harder than it needs to be. We don't need to swing it like the Europeans where mistresses follow the leader's coffin while holding the wife' hand (you're a genius Francois Mitterand), but enough already with littering elections with tabloid fodder.

In NHL news, Jaro's looking pretty good again. The Leafs are making a new push for the playoffs after having crashed back to earth, the Senators are unreal and the Panthers will become my team by adoption after having spent 4 weeks in Miami.

Eli Manning has a tummy ache but will play this weekend. In other gastro-intestinal news, Tom Brady may have diarrhea in fearing a replay of 2008.

Coach Cunneyworth held a 9-minute press conference yesterday in which he said things like "we did some good things but the Caps did them gooder".

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