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Quotes of the Day


“What up?” — Snooki upon meeting former presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich on NBC Tonight Show With Jay Leno last night. The above picture was posted by Newt’s wife, Callista, who wrote, “Enjoyed meeting Snooki at Leno today.”

Leno cries media bias

“Both of them are so ridiculously biased. It’s hard for a normal person to…” — Jay Leno on The Tonight Show last night, explaining to Gingrich why it’s so hard to watch either FNC or MSNBC. Gingrich opened up his big fat mouth and interrupted him mid-sentence.

WTF Central

@MittRomney not inviting @SarahPalinUSA to GOP convention is like @TeamCavuto not inviting @MichelleFields back to his show.‪#ReconsiderBoth — Fields’ hallucinating follower Chris Claud. One thing’s for sure, Fields worshippers are getting creepier by the day. Claud should just shhh, be quiet, but no, he continued on about his distress of Fields not appearing on FNC’s “Hannity” Wednesday night after Fields informed her followers that they should still watch the program even though she wouldn’t be on it. “@MichelleFields @SeanHannity I’ll still tune in, but Sean owes us big time. I’m thinking you as co-host for a week!‪#HannityAndFields ‪#IOU”

Donna Brazile blasts Romney at 3 a.m.

“@donnabrazile Donna, do u always tweet at 3 a.m.? Only parents of hungry babies like me awake to read them.” — Roll Call‘s Steven Dennis.  At around 3 a.m. this morning, CNN Analyst Donna Brazile fired off a series of tweets on Mitt Romney. For example, “FLASHBACK: Romney Challenged Kennedy To Release Tax Returns zite.to/OI9oic” and “Once more, the critics of Obama feast on fear and paranoia. SEAL Team Six Commander Launches Anti-Obama Offensive.” 

Journo down on Letterman

“OK, I’ve never watched late night TV but isn’t Letterman supposed to be funny?” — Politico Pro Energy reporter Alex Guillen.

Peter Ogburn contributed to this report.

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