Quote of the Day:
“I was trying to think how I would feel. I mean people talk to me all day long because I’m on TV, mostly it’s about my work. They’re not saying ‘Nice ass.'”
— CNN’s Anderson Cooper interviewing the actress who endured 10 hours of cat calls in New York City.
What the hell?
“Hillary Clinton Iowa event is over, but press is not being permitted outside the barricaded press area to talk to voters still at the event.” — LAT‘s Maeve Reston.
Speaking of hell…
“Kind of an annoying day so far. Anyone else want to just call it a day? Go home?” — CNN’s Jake Tapper.
“Grieving for Racket today. It was a privilege to work with that team and I’m so sorry it did not work out.”
— Matt Taibbi, who has parted ways with First Look Media.
Time to check in with BuzzFeed’s D.C. Bureau Chief in Mexico…
“GUYS MEXICANS HAVE A SNACK THAT IS A TUBE OF DEEP FRIED CRISPY CHEESE WITH GUAC FOR DIPPING IM NOT LEAVING BYE.” — BuzzFeed‘s John Stanton.
Convo Between a journo and a political consultant
Political consultant (and former Herman Cain spokeswoman) Ellen Carmichael: “Waking up at 4:30 a.m. to catch a flight, and my cough is too rough to fall asleep. #coldseason.”
The Federalist and Pocket Liberty’s Neal Dewing: “Warm whiskey? Will do in a pinch. Hope you feel better.”
Ben Smith nips Kindergarten Meth use in the bud
“Huh. My kindergartener is watching a @brainpop video about the dangers of meth.” — BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith.
Tabloid Insanity: Gayle King says leave Jen and Justin alone
CONFLICTING HEADLINES: “Airport newsstand .. Tabloids at it again !! How about this when @jennaniston and @justinptheroux want us to know they will share they are both terrific people I vote for leaving them be.” — CBS’ Gayle King.