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Morning Chatter

Quotes of the Day

Important Question to Ponder: “Does Gov@NeilAbercrombie wear a lei to every press conference?” — Roll Call‘s Shira Toeplitz.

Funniest note to a D.C. reporter: “Dave Weigel, I loved seeing you in that ED ad.” — Pelicanette to the infamous Slate reporter. To which he replied, “You sure it wasn’t an Extenze ad?” (ExtenZe, for the uninformed, is an herbal supplement that promotes natural male enhancement.)

Politico‘s Ben White: Please assure us you’re not serious!

“I now instantly block people who Tweet obnoxious/offensive things at me. It’s such a pleasure.” — Politico‘s Ben White, who has apparently READ the Politico Ethics Manual? Say it isn’t so!

Terrible gift-giving idea…“Xmas shopping update: I’ve decided everyone is getting souvenirs from the Capitol this year.” — Politico‘s Kate Nocera. Please, Kate, don’t do it. No one wants that sh-t! (Just looking out for your karma.)

Overheard…

“Overheard in the newsroom: ‘Is this the old coffee or the old old coffee?’” — Neiman Lab’s Adrienne LaFrance.

A Fox News reporter said what?! Uh oh..

“Fox News reporter saying Adam Lanza was jealous with mom Nancy Lanza for volunteering with kids at Sandy Hook.” — TPM‘s Igor Bobic.

Convo Between Two Journos (a strange one today) 

MSNBC’s Meghan McCain: What the hell happened to rock and roll?

Politico‘s Jake Sherman: That answer can take a while, bud.

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