Quotes of the Day
All in a day’s work
“Haven’t gotten out of my bathrobe, but working the phones, talking to sources, making shit happen.” — Labor journo Mike Elk.
Editor falls prey to office treats
“One of the designers has brought in a pan of chocolate rice krispy treats that’s my Kryptonite.” — WaPo Book World Editor Ron Charles.
Spotted: WaPo‘s “The Fix” reporter Aaron Blake outside the Grand Hyatt Tuesday morning, where he had attended NJ‘s year-out political event. He slipped into a taxi and promptly put on his seat belt.
Herman Cain: Lover of short women?
“Going on MSNBC around 2:10 to talk about Herman Cain, who apparently has a thing for short women. His wife, I mean.” — Senior Strategist with New Media Strategies and American Spectator Blogger JP Freire.
Say it isn’t so
“Did Twitter actually go down for a few minutes? My life flashed before my eyes.” — Politico‘s Roger Simon.
The Media Critic
“I’m so glad MSNBC has this “political strategist” I’ve never heard of on to tell us that all of the GOP candidates stink.” — National Review Online‘s Jim Geraghty.
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