QUOTES of the DAY
Hugs, not Drugs
“Is it me or do more people agree that FB is all well and good, but is not a replacement for human contact? A computer doesn’t hug you back.” — D.C. Publicist Wendy Gordon in a Deep Thoughts Tuesday Facebook update.
“Cocaine’s a helluva drug” — Human Events Editor Jason Mattera in a Tuesday tweet.
“The kind of insight you look to WaPo for.” — TBD Community Engagement Director Steve Buttry in a Tuesday tweet in reaction to this: @washingtonpost Arnold and Maria aren’t the first political breakup, & they won’t be the last.
Scribe gets clean shot of Sen. Reid’s black eye
“Harry Reid arrives at presser with gnarly shiner on left eye. From a spill he took last week.” — The Daily Caller‘s Chris Moody in a Tuesday tweet with the accompanying photograph.
The Good Son
“Heading over to the nursing home to make sure mom eats something, then on to a Republican get-together.” — Chairman of Accuracy in Media Don Irvine in a Tuesday tweet.
If the genders were reversed this would be an unfortunately worded exchange: ABC’s Rick Klein: “Just provided smart soundbite service to @karentravers. So yell at her later if I don’t wind up in her package.”
Question to ponder
“What’s the limit on saying, ‘You’ve got to be f****ing joking” in one day?’ — Washington Post Express News Editor Sara Schwartz in a Tuesday Facebook update.
“I just became the mayor of Majority Leader Eric Cantor Office on @foursquare!” — TWT‘s Emily Miller in a Tuesday tweet.
Journo on verge of something bad
“The rage I’m feeling at my broken Blackberry roller ball = very, very high.” — Politico Pro health care reporter Sarah Kliff in a Tuesday tweet.