Quotes of the Day
Rome unveils a new Pope
“Remember when we were all watching the chimney and waiting for the reveal of the new pope? #nostaliga” — Politico‘s David Chalian.
“So, another Pope who thinks contraceptives are evil. Good luck with that.” — Blogger and pundit Craig Crawford.
“How did the Pope name himself so fast? Do all cardinals have a papal name short list ready?” — TNR‘s Julia Ioffe.
“The House Science subcommittee hearing on energy subsidies has now been delayed for 45 minutes. I blame the Vatican.” — SNL Energy power and policy reporter Corbin Hiar.
“For the record, I yelled ‘POPE SMOKE’ in my newsroom < 1 minute before we saw the smoke. So, yeah, I’ve got some powers. – NJ‘s Elahe Izadi.
“With the pope jokes winding down, Twitter will return to its bread and butter of poop jokes.” Yahoo! Sports Big League Stew Contributor Dave Brown.
Steak: It’s what’s for dinner at midnight
“It’s absolutely silly to grill steaks at midnight, said no smart person ever.” — The Daily Caller‘s soon to be Daily Mail‘s David Martosko. (Except maybe a cardiologist?)
Reporter hopes Kissinger yells at her
“So, last time I spoke to Henry Kissinger he yelled at me. Fingers crossed tonight will be two for two #dreams.” — Roll Call‘s Neda Semnani who had an encounter with him at the Nixon Centennial a few months back.
The Atlantic‘s Molly Ball: “I hope everyone appreciates the greatness of @sarahlyall. Everything she writes is fantastic.”
NYT‘s London-based correspondent Sarah Lyall: “What an extremely nice thing to say! Thank you.”
Politico Playbook Publish Time: 7:23 a.m.
Erick Erickson trash talks MSNBC
“MSNBC shocked the new Pope is Catholic.” — FNC Contributor and RedState Editor Erick Erickson.
Quote Taken Way Out of Context
“Everything is terrible.” — BuzzFeed‘s Rebecca Berg.
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