Quotes of the Day - Wacky Road to the White House Edition
The travel agent
“Perry dropping out to spend more time with his Niggerhead Ranch.” — TPM‘s Brian Beutler.
Journo has vivid imagination
“I would just about empty my bank account for someone to yell ‘GET OFF THE STAGE, HIPPIE’ during this pre-debate rundown #fits” — Reuters‘ Sam Youngman.
“Sure, I’ll eat these free cookies at the debate file. Haven’t eaten enough down here. #obesity” — RealClearPolitics‘ Scott Conroy.
Warming up the audience
“What you are missing at home: Press file is watching feed of what I would describe as a crowd fluffer: ‘ARE YOU EXCITED TO BE HERE??’” — Yahoo! News‘s Holly Bailey.
Holding out until bitter end
“The field is set. There is one last chance to avoid a Romney nomination. I won’t fall in line until all other choices are exhausted.” — BigGov’s and CNN Contributor Dana Loesch.
Question to ponder…
“Newt wanted an ‘open’ marriage. Did that also include an ‘open’ extramarital affair?” — Mother Jones‘ Washington Bureau Chief and MSNBC Contributor David Corn.
Howeesha’s unusual proposal
“I’ve decided DC needs a ‘Rent a Mom’ service for when you’re sick. I’d pay top dollar for some pillow fluffing and soup right about now.” — The Hill‘s Howlma (a.k.a. Judy Kurtz).
Reporter set to retire?
“Stephen Colbert used a story of mine for his latest Super PAC ad. Well, now I can retire.” — Yahoo! News‘s Chris Moody.
Unnecessary Tweet of the Day
“‘Gently heated yoga.’ What does that mean?” — Elahe Izadi, a race and class reporter for DCentric, an NPR Project Argo blog on WAMU 88.5. We have no explanation for the dense tweet. (But shhh…she is a former TBDer.)
Gingrich’s daughters: Something suddenly came up?
“Gingrich’s two daughters were set to do all morning shows to respond to Marianne interview. Now, they cancelled; per @bnurretoday” – NBC Chief Political Correspondent Chuck Todd.
The Ass Kisser
“It will take incredible guts and self possession for Newt to do well tonight” — Political Commentator Dick Morris. He added, “Imagine doing this with your ex wife coming on one hour after the debate to blow you to hell!”
Disrespectful or inventive?
“What would I serve for #cnndebate if I didn’t have to work? No question I would start with a Mitt Martini since he doesn’t drink. Add olives.” — CNN Commentator Donna Brazile.
Question of the hour
“Who are all these women who willingly sleep with Newt Gingrich and how can we help raise their self-esteem? #ewwww” — Kenny Rufino, Creative Director, Crown Publishing.
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