Quotes of the Day
Boybander attends very bad movie
“Gonna go catch the Lion King later today, or, as Rick Perry calls it, ‘Niggerhead 3D.’” — TPM‘s Brian Beutler in a reference to Gov. Rick Perry‘s family hunting camp.
Personally? Milbank wants Christie in.
“Selfishly, I hope he abandons his reluctance and enters the race. If nothing else he will entertain us on the campaign trail.” — WaPo‘s Dana Milbank in a Sunday column.
Bio of the Day
Brian Danza: Director of BS (Business Strategies) for The Daily Caller: “Jazzercise Weekend Warrior and Live-Tweeter to the Stars, Occasionally seen roaming offices of The Daily Caller.”
“A guy sent WWR a message saying he hopes [Jimmy] Carter drops dead soon. Boorish, crude behavior only diminishes yourself & shows a lack of class.” — West Wing Report.
Rangel gets shooed away
“Just ran into a colleague who says that Charlie Rangel tried to come to the start of the #OccupyWallSt march, but was booed away.” — NYT‘s Brian Stelter.
West Wing Reportage…
“So… The motorcade comes rolling through Georgetown is serious. #outsidethebubble.” — AP‘s Philip Elliott.
Ambinder weighs in on Christie
“Chris Chrstie WILL be judged unfairly because of his weight. Asking should he be … says more about the person who asks. That said…Public figures can deal w/ weight stigma by being open about it & Christie prolly will. Most people with a bias against him b/c of weight.” — NJ‘s Marc Ambinder, who had his own issues with obesity and had bariatric surgery after the late NBC “MTP” Host Tim Russert‘s death scared him into taking drastic action.