Short suits — NOOOO!
“Men wearing suits with shorts? Hell no.” — lefty radio host Bill Press.
“My problem with the short suit isn’t so much with the suit as it is with the people who might don it.” — D.C. fashion icon Jonathan Capehart, an MSNBC contributor and opinion writer for WaPo.
Overheard in the Newsroom
“[Heavy sigh.] Geek squad sucks so fucking much.” — Anonymous.
Twitter goes mental
“Why has DM gone insane/deleted messages/refused to send?” — Marketplace‘s Lizzie O’Leary.
“It’s phantom notifications on the Twitter app that’ve been driving me insane for the last week.” — Hayes Brown, ThinkProgress.
Washington turns into a sauna
“There’s nothing like stepping into a steaming hot bowl of soup in the morning.#SUMMERINDCHASOFFICIALLYBEGUN” — Pamela Sorensen, who runs Pamela’s Punch.
“Not sure why we are talking about humidity already, it’s beautiful out.” — Politico‘s Katie Glueck.
Just in case you think you’re having a bad day
“A man blew off his finger with a shotgun shell because he was trying to scare his mother during a fight.” — NBCWashington.
Mika Brzezinski loses patience with Hillary Clinton
“On set in NYC doing Morning Joe, where Mika has no patience for Hillary Clinton’s ‘dead broke’ comment in the ABC ivu.” — WaPo‘s Gene Robinson.
The Playbook Critic
“Mike Allen Playbook will pay attention 2 immigration when a) hell freezes b) Jose Andres needs more waiters c)Lindsey Graham has a birthday.” — The Daily Caller‘s Mickey Kaus.
The Morning Joe Critic
“Such a brave NYT journalist to go on @msnbc and speak glowingly about Hillary >>> @jwpetersNYT #ProfileInCourage.” – FNC media critic Richard Grenell, a general thorn in the side of some Washington reporters.
Hillary and Bill: Show them the $$$$$$$$
“Hillary and Bill Clinton have a right to make all the money they want. The ‘Houses’ comment was clumsy but no big deal in the end.” — MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough.
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on everyone being a little gay
“Chris Matthews just said ‘maybe a certain percentage of everybody’ is gay. He estimated somewhere around 5%” — D.C. journo Eddie Scarry.
“‘A thick, juicy read, Weiner virtually explodes onto the page and leaves readers begging for more.’ How’m I doing? #selfblurb.” — author Jennifer Weiner.
“Always fun when your plane gets stuck in an air pocket and falls for a few seconds. But hello DC, I guess.” — HuffPost‘s Sabrina Siddiqui.
“Second unpleasant experience in a row with Southwest. I need a personal jet pack.” — TheBlaze‘ Dana Loesch. Minutes later… “Can’t switch flights from Southwest at this airport unless you exit terminal, purchase a ticket, and stand in security for an hour again.”
“Nice that Amtrak wants faster Wi-Fi. Next, maybe a better roadbed so that the TRAINS can go faster.” – Jeff Greenfield, TV analyst, author.
Lawmaker shops at H & M
“Luis Gutierrez wearing a snazzy bow tie during votes today. He tells me he got it at H&M.” — Politico‘s Seung Min Kim.
“Exchanging email w/friend in south China. She’s annoyed w/ int’l press coverage of Tiananmen Sq massacre because it slows down her internet.” — The Daily Beast‘s senior political correspondent Tim Mak.