Quote of the Day:
“Little known fact: when the Boehner family goes out for Chinese food, they take turns reading fortune cookies, ending each w/ ‘in the flesh.'”
— Bloomberg Politics‘ Mark Halperin.
Children infiltrate HuffPost (It was Take Your Kid To Work Day Thursday)
“Two kids are in the newsroom and they’re trying to sell us our own kitchen snacks. Talk about hustle, man.” — Igor Bobic, associate politics editor, HuffPost.
Joe Scarborough offers career advice to Joan Walsh
Also: Joan Walsh trash talks Twitchy
“Big day for me. Just learned Twitchy still exists. Barely.” — The Nation‘s Joan Walsh.
Quote taken entirely out of context
“Definitely taco salad.” — WSJ‘s Byron Tau.
Convo Between Two Journos
Brown works for Reason Mag and Suebsaeng writes for The Daily Beast. They’re discussing Oklahoma’s ruling that oral sex is not rape if the victim is unconscious from drinking. Read more about that here.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown: How would one get head from an unconscious person? I’m confused by the supposed mechanics of this.
Asawin Suebsaeng: He skullfucked her, and committed a crime. next question.
“OH: ‘I have to get my phone and Snapchat the dog.” — Niels Lesniewski, senior Senate reporter, Roll Call.
“Sitting next to the brilliant @jpaceDC and @colvinj (both of @AP) at the Trump speech today, hoping to learn something through osmosis.” — Daily Mail’s U.S. Political Editor David Martosko.
Politico Playbook May Have Its Replacements
Journo: Cruz didn’t deny being Lucifer
“‘I’ve never worked with John Boehner’ — Ted Cruz on Boehner saying he’s Lucifer. HE DIDN’T DENY BEING LUCIFER.” — HuffPost‘s Jennifer Bendery.