QUOTES of the DAY
Warning: ‘One more and you’re blocked‘
“Periodically it becomes clear that I need to warn folks: I block birthers (and truthers). Keep that nonsense out of my twitter feed. Thanks.” — ABC White House correspondent Jake Tapper in a Monday tweet. He warned one potential birther, saying, “One more birther question and you’re blocked.”
The new Howie – what will he be like?
“Drop some F-bombs? No, my tone at the Daily Beast will be familiar to those who followed my WP blog. Only funnier.” CNN and soon-to-be Daily Beast D.C. Bureau Chief Howard Kurtz in a Twitter interview with Mediashift’s Mark Glaser.
Journo’s mom has something to say
“My mother has posted 5 comments on my Facebook wall today. Will she make it to a baker’s dozen?” — Media Matters columnist Karl Frisch in a recent tweet.
Politician writes touching, fried tweet
“I’m lucky 2 have this prayer answered a # of times over:”God grant me at least 1 fried [sic] who truly knows me & is still my friend anyway, ” writes Newark Mayor Cory Booker in a Monday night tweet. (The editors in us couldn’t resist this one – we couldn’t tell, was he joking?)