Quotes of the Day
Meghan McCain – refreshing or a runaway train?
“I almost OD’d on Xanax a few days before the election.”
How she looks:
“I was sent to an image consultant. Apparently I have stripper hair and they wanted me to [change] my hair.”
The Secret Service:
“Yeah, they hated me. …They’re supposed to be hot – no, they’re not.”
“A bad journalist got that out of me.”
- Meghan McCain, The Daily Beast columnist and daughter of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on NBC’s Jay Leno Tuesday night discussing her newly published book, Dirty Sexy Politics.
Leno questions McCain on Secret Service tactics
“Did you have a code name – pain in the ass?”
- NBC late-night host Jay Leno to Meghan McCain on his show Tuesday night on whether the Secret Service had a secret name for her.
Journo wonders, can Oprah be mayor?
“Oprah’s retiring after this season, right? could she run. It would make a crowded field with her, rahm, burris. blago, ditka and alan keyes.” – HuffPost‘s Sam Stein on Twitter Tuesday on whether the soon-to-retire queen of talk Oprah Winfrey will make a run for Chicago mayor.
Kathleen Parker ends up where?
“Parker Gets Top Billing In New CNN Show: After months of speculation and fodder, Parker ends up on top.” – @NationalJournal in a tweet Tuesday on CNN naming its new show, “Parker Spitzer” that features hosts Kathleen Parker and Eliot Spitzer. And just think, this is only the beginning of a fresh new wave of Spitzer sex jokes…