QUOTES of the DAY


Smoking friends: Prez and Speaker may soon share habit

“24 hours until a smoking President and a smoking Speaker of the House.” — Engage’s Patrick Ruffini on Monday on Twitter. Ruffini is a political strategist who works in new media and politics.

Election day/night psychology

“Resolved: Election Night is delicious and tremendous. Election Day is frustrating and way too long.” — ABC’s Rick Klein in a early Tuesday morning note on Twitter.

Campaign trail doldrums

“This may be the most awful day on the trail: More rain than I’ve seen on the road the whole time I’ve been out; miserable traffic. Ick.” — RealClearPolitics‘s Erin McPike on the trail in rainy Seattle in a Monday tweet.

GOP pundit’s own version of The Hangover

“Can’t help but assume political world will wake up tomorrow as the college version of me: hungover and dealing w/ a Governor Cuomo in NY…” — GOP consultant and pundit Kevin Madden in a Monday evening tweet.

Election morning blemish

“I woke up on election day with an unexpected zit. Making me a political geek’s John Hughes film.” — National Review Online‘s Kathryn Lopez in a Tuesday morning tweet.