QUOTES of the DAY


No special treatment, please

“To the chef who gilded my designer pizza w/ a heapin’ helpin’ of osetra caviar: I assume *everybody* gets that much? That’s what I’m writing.” – WaPo Restaurant Reviewer Tom Seitsema in a recent tweet.

Weigel’s relocation request

“I humbly request that downtown DC be relocated to Puget Sound so I can live in Seattle forever.”  — Slate‘s Dave Weigel in a recent tweet.

Olbermann preps Fineman

MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann: “I’m loosening you up for Huffington Post.” To which newly hired HuffPost Senior Political Editor Howard Fineman replied, “Thank you very much, I need it.” –an exchange on MSNBC’s “Countdown” Monday night.

A journo proclamation

“That’s it, Comcast, I will see you in Hell.” — The Hill‘s White House correspondent Sam Youngman on Monday on Twitter. (When I sought more information on this, Youngman quoted Snoop: “If it aint one thing, it’s the motherf–in’ other. Word to my granny and my daddy and my mother.” Youngman explained that last night, “It was broken remote, non-working On Demand and a customer service rep simultaneously talking to me and his co-workers about the Redskins.”