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Morning Chatter

Quotes of the Day

Press Secretaries and other SPOX: You’ve been warned.

“Seriously people, this is comms 101. if i come to you asking to talk to you or your boss, ONE OF YOU is showing up in my story. Regardless.” — Buzzfeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton.

Headline irony alert: “What’s in a name? John Martini charged with DUI, hitting Ocean City officer with a car.” — ABC7. Read story here.

Blogger praises bank for catching ass

“To the ass that swiped my debit card number and went to Foot Locker, you can thank @WellsFargo for finding you so quickly. I sure am.” — Vintage blogger and social media consultant Lisa Rowan.

We hope you’re okay Neda!

“Today.. Today I received an email from January 1904, which leaves me with more questions about 1904 then I’ve ever had before.” — Roll Call HOH’s Neda Semnani, who has clearly been transported back in some sort of strange time capsule.

Journo laments obscenely costly beer

“Concessions are open and selling beer at #FreePAC. You know what’s not fiscally conservative? An $8.50 Bud Light.” — Politico‘s Dave Catanese.

Sighting: Buzzfeed‘s Chris Geidner at the newly remodeled Starbucks in Dupont Circle chatting away on his cell phone. The party on the other line seemed to be unfamiliar with Buzzfeed as Geidner had to repeatedly state the name of the publication and spell it out. (For next time,  we suggest these associations: B as in boy, u as in umbrella, z as in zesty, z as in zesty, f as in f%@k, e as in effervescent, e as in effervescent, d as in dingbat.)

Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.

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