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Quotes of the Day


NBC Washington meteorologist Tom Kierein: “Piercing sunrise over the Potomac in a clear sky this chilly Friday morning as seen by NBC4 HD City Cam at 6:05am”

“I need a drink.”Politico Congressional reporter Seung Min Kim.

Drudge Whoring

“Drudge just linked up my retrospective of O’s high school experiences.” — Breitbart.com’s Ben Shapiro.

Roland Martin is addicted to ‘Scandal’

“If you aren’t hooked on @ScandalABC, you’re brain dead. Catch up watching @kerrywashington on abc.com.” — CNN Contributor and “Washington Watch” host Roland Martin.

Depression is… “Twitter says I’ve tweeted 11,000 times. That’s about 183 hours I’ll never get back. #twitterblackhole” — NYT‘s Weekend Washington Editor David Joachim.

National butter warning

“Note to self: do not put pats of butter in pocket of fleece while carrying lunch back to office and then forget about them.” — Erika Niedowksi, formerly with The Hill and now with the AP in Providence, R.I.

Quote Taken out of Context

“And now I realize why in the past 20 minutes why I’ve had hundreds of Google hits about Lisa Turtle to my site..damnn..” — Blogger Yesha Callahan on the “Saved by the Bell” star. Some may better know Turtle, whose real name is Lark Voohries.

Journo makes a huge admission

“Guilty pleasure — judge away #NowPlaying I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys on #Spotify” — WTOP’s Neal Augenstein.

Words to Live By

“If your Twitter name is @Obamamamadingdo it might be time to look in mirror.” — BuzzFeed’s Andrew Kaczynski.

 

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Quotes of the Day

Travel report

Amy Argetsinger is in Rome. But don’t rob my apartment, okay? — WaPo‘s Reliable Source writer Amy Argetsinger in a weekend Facebook update.

Unpleasant travel memories

“Just finished flight around the world. Now waiting for bags. Last year, got stuck in horrid traffic jam on way home.” — Reuters White House correspondent Patricia Zengerle in a Sunday tweet.

Conclusion: bad ideas

“I drank a Four Loko tonight. It was awful.” — The Hill‘s Michael O’Brien in a weekend tweet.

“Fell asleep on Metro. Woke at stop. Climbed over man. Ran to door. Voice called out: phone dropped on floor! Missed stop.” — The Hill‘s Erika Niedowksi in a Monday morning tweet.

Travel hell

“Diamond Cab is the Antichrist.” — Bloomberg TV‘s Lizzie O’Reilly in a weekend tweet.

Olbermann plays defense

“For the record, I have not tweeted anything about Sarah Palin‘s tv show. Someone has falsely attributed a retweet to me.” — MSNBC “Countdown” Host Keith Olbermann in a Sunday evening tweet.

Journo discovers ex-First Dude’s voice

“Watching “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” and realized this is the first time I’ve ever heard Todd Palin‘s voice. Only seen him parodied on SNL.” — NJ‘s Susan Davis in a Sunday night tweet.

Other Palin reality show musings

“My DVR is playing “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” backwards — The bears are drunk!” — CQ Roll Call‘s Craig Crawford in a Sunday night tweet.

“Palin show is great pr for her. A family w familiar foibles on gorgeous frontier. Also a boon for AK.” — Politico‘s Jonathan Martin in a Sunday night tweet.

WaPo writer gets loopy

“Time to stop working tonight. Just spent 5 minutes trying to spell “wistful.” Then convinced myself it wasn’t a real word….” — Washington Post Book World, Fiction Editor and weekly critic Ron Charles in a weekend tweet.

Hayes’s harsh take on Tucker

“I find the career arc of Tucker Carlson really kind of sad. He was an excellent feature writer back in the day.” — The Nation‘s Washington Bureau Chief Chris Hayes in tweet late last week.

The myth about running while watching cable news

“People who say they like running on a treadmill while watching cable news are not really #realkeeping. It’s very unpleasant.” — TWT‘s Eli Lake in a weekend tweet.

Unnecessary Tweet(s) of the Day

“I’m making cabbage soup for my honey.” — Metro Weekly Co-Publisher Sean Bugg in a weekend tweet. Not to be outdone by his other Twitter message: “After running on the elliptical, soaking in the jacuzzi and sitting in the steam room, I’m finally relaxed. Just in time for Monday.”