The Personal Edition
Journo is sick as a dog
“Hard to sleep when you can’t stop coughing. Anyone else got this cold?” — Politico‘s Ben White at 12:07 a.m. One follower, Maureen Kirkwood, had hugs for him all the way from Scotland. “Got it this side of the pond as well,” she wrote. “Feel better soon m’dear…*big Scottish hugs*”
WaPo copy editors save food writer’s ass
“Thank God for @washingtonpost copy editors! One just asked me if I *really* had @romenesko on a plate of leeks sauced with romesco.” — WaPo‘s Tom Seitsema.
“Normally just do body weight workouts. But did free weights yesterday and I’m paralyzed. Help.” — TheBlaze‘s Eddie Scarry.
Goin’ dove hunting?
“Yes! Wrap the breasts in bacon and pan sear.” — CNN “Crossfire” host S.E. Cupp to a follower who asked, “Goin’ dove huntin’ tomorrow. Got any good recipes?”
Politico Playbook Publish Time: 8:33 a.m.
“I’ve been fixated on mortality lately, but I’m comfortable knowing my best years are ahead of me.” — TWT”s Jessica Chasmar.
Huh? “Love how emails I send myself end up in my spam.” — CQ Roll Call‘s Shira Center.
Putting his life in his hands?
“Ok. So oysters at Newark Airport prolly wasn’t the smartest thing I’ve ever done. But…. YOLO!!!” — Jeremy Cahill, National Security Correspondent for The Nation.