Quote of the Day:
“When was last time YOU got a vaccine? Mine was 4 weeks ago-typhoid,yellow fever,hepatitis etc. for foreign travel.”
— FNC’s Greta Van Susteren
Journo wants PR foreplay
“PSA: If you’re going to ask me for something, at least open with ‘how are you’ so you can pretend you give a shit.” — Jared Keller, News Director, MicNews.
Speaking of congressional office decor
“My congressional office always had more of an unintentional Antiques Roadshow kind of decor to it, really.” — Former Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), reacting to WaPo story about Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) getting his office to look like a scene out of Downton Abbey.
Writer lashes out at autocorrect
“Stop trying to capitalize my letters, autocorrect. You’re fucking up my weird tweet.” — Charles Davis, LA based writer and producer who once worked as a researcher for a Michael Moore documentary.
A ridiculous question about 50 Shades of Grey
“Is there a way to mute all references to 50 Shades of Grey in all facets of life?” — Politico‘s Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White.
Confessional: Reporter recalls rules he broke in boarding school
“Jeeze, if Jeb Bush’s time at boarding school was called ‘troubled,’ I went to 3 discipline committees at mine, broke a flagpole.” — Marc Caputo, Miami Herald soon-to-be the author Politico Florida Playbook.
Keep in mind, it’s just PART of his tongue (See story here)
New York Vs. D.C. fighting
“I don’t want to excuse Metro’s many, many problems, but I do want people who think New York is perfect to shove it.” — Sam Baker, National Journal.
Enough TNR bashing already
“New TNR is so not terrible.” — Zaid Jilani, formerly of ThinkProgress.
“Partway to gym in snowstorm I realized I’d forgotten my sneakers. I went back, got them & CONTINUED TO THE GYM. This is my superhero moment.” — Jen Doll, contributing editor, Mental Floss.
“Working from [home] & I can hear my neighbor’s cat meowing throw our shared wall. #bancats” — Washington Examiner‘s Kelly Cohen.