Quotes of the Day
“I’m getting sick of the media question why do they luv Marion Barry? Still don’t know? Ask somebody.” — WUSA9 anchor Bruce Johnson.
One scribe’s definition of insanity
“Twenty mins and counting while the TSA examines a glittery blue backpack belonging to my 6 yr old. #insanity.” — The Weekly Standard‘s Stephen Hayes.
Writer follows who?
“Wait when did Lauren Conrad get added to my top secret ‘people I actually follow’ list.” — Washington freelancer Moe Tkacik.
Congratulations to…Thomas Burr, senior Washington correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune, for getting elected to the National Press Club’s Board of Governors.
But more importantly…
A reader following TWT‘s Emily Miller writes in, “I’ve loved following your gun pilgrimage. More importantly…what lip gloss are you wearing?” Her reply: “Wearing @smashbox O-gloss.”
Sniffy Jay Rosen has a thought
“In his restless search for new voices and fresh perspectives, @davidgregory has Ted Koppel on his Meet the Press roundtable today.” — NYU Prof Jay Rosen.
“My editor tells me Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is on. I’m gonna live-blog that instead of the debate. Cool with you guys?” — Yahoo! News’s Chris Moody.
Kurtz gets crabs at White House
“Nice press party at White House, scribes mainly talked about Newt & Iowa. Arianna drew a crowd. Excellent crab claws.” — Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz.
Cab driver lingo
“‘Which way would you like me to go’ is cab driver for ‘I don’t know of any way to get there.’” — New Media Strategies’ and American Spectator blogger J.P. Freire.
Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.