Quotes of the Day
IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS: “Rush Limbaugh with a porn-stache will save your Tuesday afternoon.” — BuzzFeed’s Bennie Johnson.
This morning at 5 a.m. the NYT Magazine’s big blockbuster story on ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner and wife Huma Abedin broke. Read it here.
“Just spitballing here but why not Weiner v McConnell? Don’t let this opp pass you by DSCC.” — Executive Director of America Rising PAC Tim Miller, former aide to presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman and GOP flak.
“Weiner Wants Back In The Game- why can’t disgraced politicians find a different job?” — tennis star Martina Navratilova.
“Long read, but Weiner’s diagnosis of himself regarding his behavior could apply to many elected officials.” — NBC’s Chuck Todd.
“Will Weiner Rise Again?” — Drudge.
“Why is Weiner not wearing shoes and socks in NYT picture? Cmon man!” — Politico‘s Ben White.
Autocorrect War Stories
“Autocorrect: When ‘free cone day’ turned into ‘free clone day.’ Where do I sign??” — National Journal‘s Brian Fung.
“My spell-checker just suggested I replace ‘Coburn’ with ‘corncob.’ Not doing it, but you have to wonder.” — Daily Mail U.S. Political Editor David Martosko in regard to Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.).
“It’s weird how by typing these few words I can ruin your whole day: La la la la la, la la, these little lies. La la la la la, la la, these.” — Slate and NYT‘s Farhad Manjoo.
Bald dudes: Don’t let this happen to you
“Fuck I really should have put some suntan lotion in my bald spot #soooooburned.” — Mike Elk.
ABC’s Stephanopoulos plugs wife’s TV appearance
“Proud hubby time: Check out Ali on The View today.” — ABC GMA and “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos.
Something to look forward to?
Important question to consider and an interesting open invitation…Q to Ponder: “Has no reporter covering this Mother Jones thing reached out to G. Gordon Liddy??? C’mon people. His number is on those $ for gold ads.” — Foreign Policy‘s Josh Rogin.
Um…“Can’t we go one day without a Watergate reference? Mix it up, folks. Throw in a Paula Jones joke.” — Reuters‘ Sam Youngman.
Anyone want to crash this party?
“Man, my reporters house at Augusta is rocking this year. We’ve got UPI guy, stringer from Cigar Aficionado, & BBC 7 lady. Jacuzzi. Stop by!” — Stephen Rodrick, contributing writer to NYT Magazine and Men’s Journal.
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