Quotes of the Day
LOOK CLOSELY: “Since it’s photobomb sharing day, here’s me creeping up on Newt.” — BuzzFeed‘s Kate Nocera.
Actor Richard Belzer tells Politico newsroom to SHUT UP
“Richard Belzer to noisy POLITICO newsroom: “We’re working here … we’re on fucking TV.” Once done taping: ‘OK, you can start talking now.’” — Politico‘s Jennifer Epstein.
Female editor gets suggestion to be a man
“Just got an email suggesting I publish my columns under a male pseudonym.” — Syndicated columnist and Editor-in-Chief of TheContributor.com Tina Dupuy.
How to Make it All About Me
“Pretty awesome that I can knock the entire @DSCC communications shop off message for an hour with a single tweet. Sucks for @EdMarkey tho.” — NRSC Spokesman Brad Dayspring.
Editor restrains himself on “shit” headline
“Tempted to title this working piece ‘immigration reform: shit just got real’ but wholly realize that is inappropriate.” – Townhall Managing Editor Kevin Glass.
Dieting tips from Newt Gingrich
“McDonald’s grilled chicken McWrap at 250 calories is both a dollar and pound bargain.” — Former plump Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich.
Tale of the waistband
“Feb 5 – Christie eats donuts on Letterman. Feb 6 – tells frmr WH doc to stop saying his weight is dangerous.The next week – lap band surgery.” — ABC Producer Emily Friedman.
Editor can’t sleep, then oversleeps
“Could not sleep last night. Now I’ve overslept. And I am late for an 8 a.m. meeting in the office. Rushing through the rain.” — MetroWeekly Editor-in-Chief Randy Shulman.
Not for Attribution: “Oh my heavens, I just put the nastiest thing in my mouth, some rounded chocolate almond imposter that was in the People gift bag. I literally just spit it out. It tasted like wet sand.”