"Senator, I served with ‘Blankety Blank.’ I knew ‘Blankety Blank.’ ‘Blankety Blank’ was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no ‘Blankety Blank.’
Very good, Washington, your humor still quite piercing. However, if you are to overuse a phrase from that area it should always be Brendan J Sullivan Jr’s:
"I'm not a potted plant. I'm here as the ‘Blank’. That's my job."