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Advice for Mitt Romney from HuffPost‘s Sam Stein 

“If this presidency thing doesn’t work out, Romney should just find a job as an editorial page editor at some paper.” — HuffPost‘s Sam Stein.

Partying Secret Service agents in Amsterdam ends badly 

In reaction to the passed out Secret Service agent in Amsterdam…”The Secret Service clearly has a problem keeping their infamous adventures a secret – which is a disservice to this country.” — CQ Roll Call‘s Alex Lazar. WaPo’s Carol Leonnig and David Nakamura broke the story.

“You’d have to be in pretty deplorable shape for the hotel staff in *Amsterdam* to call your boss on you for being inebriated.” — RealClearPoliticsScott Conroy.

“In defense of these secret service guys, an awful lot of us have passed out intoxicated at one time or another while visiting Amsterdam.” — Vox Media‘s Matt Yglesias.

A PSA for nerds 

“Heads up, nerds: The June issue of @reason is going to be all about video games. I’m pretty stoked.” — Reason‘ Mag’s Peter Suderman.


Question for the masses 

“What is your favorite hangover cure asking for a friend.” — Mother JonesAsawin Suebsaeng.

Congratulations to… WaPo‘s Karen Tumulty for winning The Toner Prize. The dinner and award ceremony was Monday night. The prize is in honor of the late Robin Toner of the NYT. She was the first woman to be a national political correspondent for the paper. The event was held at The Barbara Jordan Conference Center in downtown Washington. The prize is sponsored by Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Toner graduated from Syracuse University. Tumulty won $5,000.