Quote(s) of the Day
Competing journos imbibe
“Great party for 1st wp boss given by k weymouth. Met @jimbradysp. despite media tales of mutual antagonism we all drink together. Shock :)” –Katharine Zaleski, WaPo‘s head of Digital News Products, in a weekend tweet, referring to TBD’s Jim Brady.
Reporter inserts variety into prose
“A couple weeks ago I put ‘schadenfreude’ in a piece. Tomorrow, ‘pas de deux.’ I’m working my way through the romance languages.” –NPR’s White House correspondent Ari Shapiro in a weekend tweet.
Henneberger’s ass/oral sex comparison
“Has Obama done for ‘ass’ what Clinton did for oral sex? (Suddenly, our writers want to use it in every headline…)”
—Politics Daily Editor-in-Chief Melinda Henneberger in a weekend Facebook update.
An editor in shining armor
“Second time today I’ve returned something a woman dropped from her purse without noticing. Ladies, be careful out there!”
—Washingtonian Editor-in-Chief Garrett Graff in a weekend tweet.