Quotes of the Day — The John Edition
PREPPY PELOSI? “Pelosi rockin the popped collar today.” — The Weekly Standard‘s John McCormack.
Small talk with Morgan Fairchild and John Harwood
Fairchild (actress, once dated now Sec. of State John Kerry): “@JohnJHarwood Enjoyed your TV discussion today on the ongoing leaks!”
Harwood (CNBC, NYT): “@morgfair thank you! In Palm Springs now for Obama meeting with Chinese president. Little warm out here.”
Important Q to Ponder: “Why can’t the NSA do something useful like track every dude that went to Jared?” — BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton. We were torn between this and his desire Thursday to do a “Three Stooges” head knock with obvious troublemakers Kate Nocera and Evan McMorris-Santoro.
JMart sees the irony
“Always amusing to see members of Congress lean on the ‘it’s classified’ line. Bc, ya know, no leaks of classified stuff come from Hill.” — Politico and soon-t0-be NYT‘s Jonathan Martin, who was spotted hanging out at his once disastrous desk area Thursday and yukking it up with Exec. Editor Jim VandeHei.
Journo in shock over surprise baby story
“Say what now?” — WaPo and MSNBC’s Jonathan Capehart‘s reaction to an NBC story about a woman who went for a jog and then delivered a surprise baby. The weird part? She hadn’t missed her periods, didn’t have a baby bump and her husband had a vasectomy. Uh oh. Read the story here.
Reporter to Verizon: “We’re finished.”
Politico’s Jonathan Allen had a dust-up with Verizon earlier in the week. Let’s just say this is not ending amicably.
“‘I agree with you.’ Weirdest, worst words you could hear from @newtgingrich to @piersmorgan.” — CNN’s Jonathan Wald, who runs Piers Morgan Live.
Fun tricks to play on your coworkers
“@GlennThrush I’m going to call you every day from different numbers & hang up. That will confuse the NSA fer sure!” — Politico‘s John Bresnahan to his colleague Glenn Thrush.
“Hey ladies – Vladmir Putin is single.” — The Hill‘s Jonathan Easley.
Journo behind on Game of Thrones
“We are a few episodes behind on Game of Thrones and I feel like I’m perpetually not in on the joke. So, you know, normal.” — CBS Political Director and Slate‘s John Dickerson.