Quote of the Day:
“People in your business need to be concerned.”
— Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) to CNN’s Dana Bash this morning. He called journalists “soft targets” for terrorism. Quote of the Day II:
“Just typed ‘fleshy breasts’ twice for a story. (i am transcribing.)”
— The Daily Beast‘s Asawin Suebsaeng.
Pundit throws gasoline on the fire
“It is not inconsistent to believe in free speech AND be against insulting other people’s faith traditions. #CharlieHedbo” — Sally Kohn, CNN liberal political commentator.
Journo plans to “annoy the shit out of people” on Twitter “Out: Opening the window and shouting I’m mad as Hell and not going to take it anymore; In; Annoying the shit out of ppl on Twitter.” — conservative blogger Dan Riehl.
“You just know Chuck Schumer privately seething that Durbin gets to act as Majority Leader.” — NRSC strategist Brad Dayspring.
Senator reaches for new heights “Welcome to all my new colleagues. If you’re looking to work together on bipartisan solutions to move America fwd, find me. I’m the tall one.” — Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).
Grandma reminds journo that he’s good looking “‘You’re getting better looking all the time.’ –My grandma, who says this every year.” — Isaac Chotiner, formerly of The New Republic.
“Other hyphenated words: breast-feeding, breast-feed, breast-fed. #APStyleChat” — AP Stylebook.
On Wesley Lowery’s shitty Tumblr
“FYI @WesleyLowery Screen shotting tweets of someone you don’t follow and have blocked and posting them on Tumblr is actually *stalking*” — Stephen Miller.
Biden watch “Biden to Sen. Booker “We’ve got something in common: sisters who are better looking than us.” Total uses of this line so far: 2.” — The New Yorker‘s Ryan Lizza.
Hey, just sharing…
“Just got this gchat: “well, it’s official. you have no shame congratulations.” — Business Insider‘s Hunter Walker.