Quotes of the Day
GREAT EXPECTATIONS: “It’s just too easy for the NY Post headline writers.” — HuffPost‘s Sam Stein.
Speaking of Weiner…
“We really need to get moving on a conservative PAC to support Anthony Weiner getting back into politics. Who’s with me?” — Jazz Shaw, weekend editor at Hot Air.
Publisher wants beach body
“My current body-type is ‘zeppelin.’ So not ready for summer.” — Metro Weekly Co-Publisher Sean Bugg.
A publicist says no to pantyhose
“If you’re wearing pantyhose with sandals you and I have a serious problem.” — Courtney Cohen, a publicist and former producer for ABC’s “This Week.”
Politico scribe to Hollywood
“I’m in Hollywood to cover the RNC Spring mtg. Invocation ahead of possibly-contentious, 5-hr Rules mtg asks God to give everyone patience.” Politico‘s James Hohmann. What he won’t be attending: “Dick Cheney will address the RNC at a closed-press lunch tomorrow afternoon here in Hollywood.” Roll Call‘s Jonathan Strong had a suggestion for Hohmann, saying, “You should go to Voyeur with some RNC people.” Hohmann replied, “I would NOT get reimbursed for that.”
Halperin’s Words of Wisdom
“Dear colleagues: sometimes elected officials try to pass laws b/c they think those laws are right, not to gain electoral or political edge.” — TIME‘s Mark Halperin.
Politico Playbook Publish Time: 6:43 a.m.
When lateness pays off
“Got off jury duty by showing up late. Weird incentive there.” — BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith.
From the Dept. of Bragiculture…
“Getting so many emails the little transparent Outlook notice in the corner of my computer just isn’t turning off anymore.” — Politico‘s Alex Guillen, who deserves a hearty congratulations for getting a lot of emails.
MSNBC journo has fun facts on cicadas and a style writer braces herself for a lot of face time at the salon… Cicadas, etc…“Worst part about cicadas isn’t the sound or the cicadas themselves. It’s their natural predator. Deadly two-inch long wasps.” — MSNBC’s Domenico Montanaro.
Gruesome headline of day: “Man’s Body Found In Tidal Basin” — WUSA9
“I’ll never understand people who post with hash tags like “#shorthair #dontcare” on Instagram. Obviously you DO care enough to post the pic.” — Julia Ryan, assistant web producer at USA Today.
Writer is off to the beauty parlor