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Sour grapes

“Only an hour until WH ‘women’s forum’ and I still haven’t rec’d invite yet! How dehumanizing. Ahh…the Obama glass ceiling 4conserv women.” — Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham.

FNC reporter going on a cruise. Bad luck?

“Really – did they have to re-release Titanic just as I’m leaving on a cruise? Ha! #BadTiming” — Fox News Supreme Court reporter Shannon Bream.

Classy quote of the day…“All best to Matt Lauer. Thanks for holding the bar so high every morning.” — ABC GMA and “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos.

TV reporter short on Zzzzz’s, long on jitters

“After four hours of sleep, caffeine is my friend this morning. But now I’ve got the too-much-coffee jitters. Eeeek!” — WJLA’s Mike Conneen.

Workplace no-no’s

“No one lets me say ‘quiet day’ where I work. #jinx” — Prince George’s PD Media Relations Director Julie Parker, a former reporter for ABC7.

Supreme Court judge parties down at Cracker Barrel

“Clarence Thomas says he celebrated his 60th birthday with three non-lawyer buddies at Cracker Barrel #HotlineSort” — NJ The Hotline’s Editor-in-Chief Reid Wilson.

Noteworthy: ABC “This Week” will be hosted by White House Correspondent Jake Tapper this week for Easter. He writes on Twitter, “Easter exclusive with @RickWarren! Hope you’ll tune in.”

Fresh Weigel, a delicacy in Washington: “7 am, waking up in the morning. Gotta be fresh. Gotta go downstairs.” – Slate‘s Dave Weigel on being fresh.

Clarification and correction: Brian Darling was not “terminated” from Human Events, as was reported yesterday. Darling is Senior Fellow for Government Studies at the Heritage Foundation and has been for more than seven years. He writes a weekly column that Human Events ran until management recently dropped it. He is currently in talks it to move it to The Daily Caller and/or While his “Legislative Lowdown” column won’t be in Human Events anymore, Darling hasn’t missed a paycheck because he wasn’t paid by them. He was paid by his employer.


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“Just flew on smallest plane of my life. Eight seats, plus passenger who rode shotgun w/ pilot.” — Roll Call’s Shira Toeplitz in a weekend tweet. Toeplitz tweeted the above photograph from the plane.

Journos react to weekend hail

“Things I learned from Twitter today: It’s hailing in DC. It’s hailing in DC. It’s hailing in DC. It’s — crap, I’m out of characters.” — Politico‘s Kasie Hunt in a weekend tweet.

“Oww! It’s hailing on me and it hurts! Not the best idea to walk to the gym.” — Human Events Senior Editor Emily Miller in a weekend tweet.

Scribe wins hula doll

“Just won a dancing hula doll @ the Georgetown U 14th annual luau/hula recital. #alohasaxa? #winning.” — Politico‘s Meredeith Shiner in a weekend tweet. We’re not sure that she could possibly beat CNN’s Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry, who took hula dancing lessons in late December in Hawaii.

Is Ghostbusters danceworthy?

“To my followers who went to college in the 80s-did u dance to the Ghostbusters theme song? Debating its dance-ability w my buddy right now.” — MSNBC Congressional Correspondent Luke Russert in a weekend tweet.

Morning Scene

“Typical family morning. Our daughters awoke us with hot coffee, croissants, playing their violins. April 1 indeed. ” — NPR’s Scott Simon in a weekend tweet.

Threatening journo…

“Watch out @rollcall. @POLITICO softball team forming like Voltron as I type.” — Politico‘s Byron Tau in a recent tweet.

Clearly on Team Jacob

“First thing I said when Emily dragged me to Twilight was “That motherf_cker has glitter on his face.” Out loud. In the theater.” — Manager of New Media at Cato Institute’s George Scoville in a weekend tweet.

A Washington admission

“Just confused the Alfalfa Dinner with the Gridiron Dinner AGAIN. Hate it when I confuse super exclusive hand-jobby no-press crappathons!” — The Daily Caller‘s “Daily Baller” MIke Riggs in a tweet from late last week.

The Observer

Waiting at baggage–suitcase just went by with pair of purple woman’s underwear hanging out. So unfortunate.” — ABC7′s Julie Parker in a Sunday night tweet.