Quote of the Day:
“I’m just hopeful she has the reasonable support and the rest of us are reasonably kind. …I’m just so concerned. There’s a lot to go through yet. …There are so many layers and layers of shifts that have to go on.”
— HLN’s Dr. Drew Pinsky on CNN’s “AC360” Monday night on Bruce Jenner‘s newly partially transformed female self, Caitlyn Jenner.
Speaking of Caitlyn/Bruce…
“When I look at the @VanityFair Jenner cover first thought isn’t about gender reassignment — but AGE reassignment.” — Politico‘s Glenn Thrush.
“Bruce Jenner has a fetish, a kink, a delusion. If you refuse to participate in his madness, you are diagnosed with an irrational ‘phobia.'” — conservative writer Robert Stacy McCain.
Heat in June?
“It’s June 2nd and the heat in my house is on. #ThanksObama.” — Politico‘s Ben White.
Convo Amongst Journalists: Off-the-record b.s.
WSJ‘s Byron Tau: Better than the background briefing, my absolute favorite is: “Off the record: we’re not going to comment.”
Guardian‘s Sabrina Siddiqui: “When people email me “Off the record: No comment,” I never abide by that, I just say “so and so declined to comment.”
HuffPost Elise Foley: “It’s bullshit because if we complied, it’d look like we didn’t reach out, making us look unprofessional.”
CNN’s Brian Stelter: “Off the fucking record: that’s my favorite too.”
Journo is so sick of this already
“Attention, Facebook users: there is no further need to post the Vanity Fair cover. We’ve all seen it.” — UrbanDaddy’s Jeff Dufour.
Politico‘s Manu Raju: Do Not Put Up With This!
From Saturday’s Playbook…
Marty Rudolf Gets Jake’D
“Where’s @Marty2634 ??? I finally announced the date of my first #CNNSOTU.” — CNN’s Jake Tapper to Twitter phenomenon Marty Rudolf. Jake’s show, “State of the Union,” starts on June 14.
BuzzFeed editor talks sex with coworker
Saeed Jones: “A friend asked me about my dating life today and I literally just burst out laughing and ordered another drink.”
Ashley Ford: “Just remembered you dumped somebody on Valentine’s Day. Maybe I was wrong about that icy heart.”
Saeed Jones: “LISTEN. He told me he hated the Beyonce album while we were having sex. Of course I dumped him right about Valentine’s Day.”
Travel Bitches: D.C. cabbie has no clue where the Capitol is
“Note to DC cabbies: If you don’t know how to get to the ‘Capitol’ — I just don’t know what to do with that. …Cabbie at end of ride to Capitol from White House — after suggesting ‘shortcut’ to Southeast — ‘No tip?’ #fraidnot.” — Bloomberg First Word‘s Derek Wallbank.
“@Uber two drivers have canceled on me after they showed up to the wrong place. I have now been waiting for 30 minutes. And you wonder why you have PR problems.” — VICE editor Mitchell Sunderland.
THANKS DELTA: Nancy Trejos, a travel writer for USA Today, lands late
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