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Morning Chatter

Quotes of the Day

“Do I exfoliate? I’ll punch you for asking me that.” — MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Willie Geist on becoming “mansome” in a morning documentary on male grooming. Geist said his Germanic roots prevent him from getting unwanted back hair or the dreaded unibrow.


Convo Between Two Journos

Today’s convo is between The Guardian’s Ana Marie Cox and writer Lisa De Pasquale, who lives in Alexandria, Va. and writes The Lotus Blog.

Ana Marie Cox: “Today is the day I bought a pair of white skinny jeans.”

Lisa De Pasquale: “Ana Marie Cox, Congrats. I adore white pants and don’t care if they make me look like I’m on my way to mahjong.”

“BREAKING: Obama appears to be growing a mustache.” — Yahoo! News‘s Chris Moody.

Comforting Thoughts

“My Thursday column topic: dealing w the TSA. Or how I took a pocket knife through 3 airports by accident, until I notified chagrined TSA.” — Dick Hughes, Editorial Page Editor for the Statesman Journal in Salem, Ore.

Current TV’s star, Eliot Spitzer, loses his Twitter virginity with this: “This is Eliot Spitzer – Viewpoint host- Frmr Ag and Gov — hope you will follow national and world events with me over election season ahead.” Sadly, as of 11:02 p.m. he had three tweets, has 120 followers and is follow no one. His handle is @EliotSpitzer.

Loesch morphs into Rachel Ray

“Nothing says ‘sorry’ like a good dog casserole. Just an FYI to Booker.” — Breitbart.com Editor Dana Loesch in reference to Newark Mayor Cory Booker.

President Obama’s Chicago-centric interview

“Media doesn’t get many opportunities to question President. Thankfully we got a question in on how much Obama loves Chicago.” — Heritage Foundation Communications Director Rory Cooper.

President Obama’s Chicago-centric interview

“Media doesn’t get many opportunities to question President. Thankfully we got a question in on how much Obama loves Chicago.” — Heritage Foundation Communications Director Rory Cooper.

Peter Ogburn contributed to this report.

 

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