Quotes of the day
SHOWOFF: “Sunset over the Gulf of Mexico in Boca Grande, FL, 2/28/2013″ — FNC’s Brit Hume.
“So non threat to Woodward is a problem cuz jr reporter might not be able to stand as courageously agst non-threat as Woodward. #truth.” – TPM‘s Josh Marshall.
Angry Ass Convo Between Two Journos
The conversation is between The Weekly Standard’s John McCormack and BuzzFeed’s Andrew Kaczynski.
John McCormack: “Politico article on abortion issue includes two quotes–one from Planned Parenthood and one, for balance, from ACLU”
Andrew Kaczynski: “@McCormackJohn Lot of balance in those Weekly Standard Chuck Hagel stories.”
John McCormack: “@BuzzFeedAndrew Well, at least they’re more balanced than Buzzfeed’s articles on gay marriage. Also: We don’t pretend we’re not ideological.”
Menendez: No more hooker q’s for now
“No questions for Menendez about his controversy. Seems he’s reached a point where he can talk about other things.” — Politico‘s Ginger Gibson on Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.).
Producer is “all screwed up” when walking
“After living in London I never know which way to look for cars. Totally screwed me up.” — FNC Senate Producer Kara Rowland.
A little help from your friends
NYT‘s political correspondent Nick Confessore: “Packing and moving an apartment is like waiting for the Time-Warner guy, in hell, for infinity.”
NYT‘s Washington Bureau Chief David Leonhardt: “@nickconfessore Just wait until you’re simultaneously unpacking and waiting for the Time Warner guy.”
Goofball FLOTUS pool report
“FLOTUS pool report from @jestei ‘I am sorry I am unable to provide you with the lid, as FLOTUS has none. (Stock pots, maybe.)’” — NYT‘s Jonathan Weisman. A “lid” in pool reportese marks the conclusion of a day’s formal events.
Necessary Tweet of the Day
“I’m going to try stovetop smoking salmon tonight. (I decided I needed more alliterative cooking processes.)” — Slate and NYT‘s Farhad Majoo.
Uh oh. “Anyone else ever mean to send a text and send a Tweet instead just by force of habit? Dangerous.” — Politico‘s Ben White.
See who made our FishbowlDC Fan Club Board. FishbowlDC Fan Club Board
President: WaPo‘s Gene Weingarten
Profanity Affairs and Stabbing expert: Politico‘s Patrick Reis.
Vying for President of the fan club board in 2016: Slate‘s Dave Weigel
Head cheerleader: DCist‘s Ben Freed
International whisper campaigns: Breitbart’s Matthew Boyle
Lifetime fan: Michelle Fields
Spiritual advisor: theGrio and Essence‘ Sophia Nelson