Quotes of the Day
“So yeah, in the past week I became (officially) engaged and got a book deal. 2012 rocks!” — Bookforum Editor Chris Lehman. As many know, last summer word leaked that he and his ex-wife, The Guardian‘s Ana Marie Cox, had split up. The working title for Lehman’s upcoming book is The Money Cult. More on that here.
Self-Appointed Media Critic
“George @gStephanopoulos doesn’t lead the #ThisWeek panel discussion, he participates as a Democratic partisan.” — Former U.N. Spokesman and HuffPost Contributor Richard Grenell. His solution: “ABCNews should make @CokieRoberts the #ThisWeek host.”
That lucky bastard Dick Cheney
“71-year-old man qualifies for a heart transplant? Gee, I hope Dick Cheney realizes how lucky he is. Sixty-five is the limit for many.” — Politico columnist Roger Simon.
“6 years after checking my bag, i arrive at the gate. #Dulles” — ABC News’s Jake Tapper en route to Seoul.
Journo back on her feet
“First spinning class since getting out of the foot. Wish me luck!” — USA Today travel writer Nancy Trejos.
Radio scribe needs his Zzzz’s
“Need to go to bed b4 my blood pressure explodes. Stay safe, everyone – especially if you’re exercising your right to wear hoodies or hijabs.” — NPR’s Andy Carvin.
Two thumbs down for Woody Allen movie
“All those people who said Midnight In Paris was any good: it turns out you were wrong. Spectacularly.” — The Guardian‘s Richard Adams.
Shirley snoozes in D.C.