Quote of the Day:
“Who are we getting fired today?”
— The Washington Examiner‘s media writer T. Becket Adams.
Politico reporter rips D.C. cop for illegal parking
“Gotta love DC. parking enforcement officer, on her cell phone, just made u-turn to park illegally outside Dunkin Donuts.” — Politico‘s Jake Sherman.
In media news…
“TNR announces five new advisory board members: @jayrosen_nyu, @JasonHirschhorn, @mickierosen, @philterry, @SachinKamdar.” — HuffPost‘s Michael Calderone.
“On the bright side, at least my insulin pump battery died last night while the baby and his older sister had already woken us up.” — WaPo‘s Mike Madden.
Black men doing yoga
“4 Black men doing yoga on @tvonetv #NewsOneNow. You can’t get this on cable news. LOL” — TVOne’s Roland Martin.
“Chris Cuomo doesn’t care enough about a black community to question his own political beliefs. That would take moral courage.” — Breitbart News editor John Nolte.
The Oddball Observer
“These citizen lines in front of riot cops are cute… and dumb. After curfews and national guard? I mean, such hipster activism.” — Ali Akbar, Vice and Victory, founder of Blog Bash.
Finding a Golden Lab on the highway
“On way to school this AM, kids and I spotted golden lab in middle of highway. We retrieved ‘Shelby’ and returned her to USMC owner #OohRah.” — American Enterprise Insititute’s James Pethokoukis.
Geraldo’s incredible Baltimore coverage
“Eminent Baltimore surgeon w Johns Hopkins told me allegation Freddie Gray killed self in police van bogus. More likely asthmatic had seizure.” — FNC’s Geraldo Rivera.
“Black people shouldn’t have to be perfect to survive. Smoking weed, getting suspended, or selling loosies are not capital crimes.” — HuffPost Live‘s and CNN contributor Marc Lamont Hill.
Bizarre Convo Among Journos
Confessore is a reporter for NYT; Sherman works for Politico.
Nick Confessore: “NEW: I’m eating a bagel.”
Jake Sherman: “You are? From where?”
Nick Confessore: “Just kidding, that’s way too many carbs. I’m eating a kale smoothie.”
Jake Sherman: “Does one eat a smoothie?”
Nick Confessore: “It is a very thick smoothie requiring significant mastication.”