With opposition to Susan Rice mounting daily, Michael Tomasky proposes six alternative nominees for the top post at foggy Bottom.
Rumors spread from foggy Bottom after the coup that arms shipments may be curtailed.
“Its foggy wording and odd locution stand out in the Constitution,” Waldman writes.
Back at foggy Bottom… More than three years after U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq, nation-building proceeds apace.
At foggy Bottom—admittedly a much smaller agency than Defense—only 340 employees have been sent home.
Captain Smith stared too, and sniffed at the wind as he had often done upon his deck on a foggy morning.
Though it was not foggy, the air was thick, and I could see nothing ahead.
He re-filled their champagne glasses, flung an arm sideways over his chair, and smiled at her with a foggy benevolence.
Then Oakum Otie sighed and melted away into the foggy gloom.
It might have been the middle of the night; but it wasn't—it was Guy Fawkes' Day, and eight o'clock on a foggy morning.
1540s, perhaps from a Scandinavian source, or formed from fog (n.1) + -y (2). Foggy Bottom "U.S. Department of State," from the name of a marshy region of Washington, D.C., where many federal buildings are (also with a suggestion of political murkiness) popularized 1947 by James Reston in "New York Times," but he said it had been used earlier by Edward Folliard of "The Washington Post."