QUOTES of the DAY
Obama’s hair getting grayer?
“Superficial side note on Obama on MTV — is his hair grayer now? Did he stop dyeing it?” — Human Events investigative editor Emily Miller in a Thursday tweet.
Journo offers sidelines commentary of fight on “The View”
“Whoopi and Joy almost gave Barbara Walters more heart problems today.” — WaPo‘s Federal Eye Blogger Ed O’Keefe in a Thursday tweet on FNC’s Bill O’Reilly’s appearance on ABC’s “The View” in which hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar stormed off stage when O’Reilly opined on Muslims, the mosque and 9/11.
Reporter feels longing for Facebook
“Sitting alone in the office, waiting to do a radio hit, I feel my first pangs for Facebook since deactivating this weekend.” — Politico congressional reporter Meredith Shriner in a Thursday tweet.
Reuters Bureau Chief brings poem into prose
Curses are like young chicken: they always come home to roost, to quote the title page of Robert Southey’s poem The Curse of Kehama, published in 1810. — Reuters Washington Bureau Chief Simon Denyer in his introduction to his Washington Extra piece Thursday on handling home foreclosures, election watch, the Afghan war and whether the U.S. will take a harder or softer line with China.
Kids say the darndest things
“The hors d’oeuvres included miniature beef empanadas with tomato salsa, serrano ham croquetas, crab tostada with guacamole & lime, roasted corn, black bean & jack cheese quesadilla, bite size tamales and for desert miniature dulce de leche cheesecakes.” — Ruben Barrera of Notimex in a mouthwatering VP Pool Report Thursday. This was the spread at a VPOTUS event at the Naval Observatory for Hispanic Heritage Month.