Quote of the Day:
“And then there was heartbreak #Nationals” — Ex-“Meet the Press” host David Gregory.
When coffee doesn’t work…
“This coffee is having the adverse effect of making me more sleepy than when I started to drink it.” — Roll Call White House reporter Emma Dumain.
This Town does Twitter
Mark Leibovich works for NYT; Shelley is Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (D-WVa.).
Late night convo between two journos
CNBC and NYT‘s John Harwood: “These Dodge Dart commercials are unbelievably bad”
HuffPost‘s Sam Stein: “I like them!”
On jury duty and shaving…
“What authority does the government have to make me shave, he thinks to himself in the shower before heading to jury duty.” — Politico‘s Byron Tau.
Watch out for your groin in taxis
“The problem with TVs in taxis, besides the basic one of no one wanting to watch TV in a taxi, is that they are angled at your groin.” — Alexandra Jacobs, fashion critic and features writer for the NYT.
The Atlantic loses Alexis Madrigal to ThisIsFusion
Bloomberg Businessweek‘s Joshua Green: “Holy crap, I missed this! Congrats. Weirdly sad to see you leave Atlantic, though (my vestigial attachment, I suppose…)”
Alexis Madrigal: “@JoshuaGreen I am sad, too! I love-love the people and mission. It’s a great institution.”
Look who’s here!
“Ok many of u r following me now, but not enough. I’m thinking about the puppies. Depends on how many of Greta’s people follow me.” — John Coale, husband to FNC’s Greta Van Susteren.
“The everything-would’ve-been-great-if-he-listened-to-me memoir is a lame DC tradition but it’s what you get when you hire lame DC elites.” — Michael Grunwald, TIME senior national correspondent, soon to be a new senior staff writer at Politico.
CONFESSIONAL: “This mug gets me.” — BuzzFeed’s Rosie Gray.