QUOTES of the DAY
“RIP Liz Taylor. I’ll miss you and your jewel-scented fragrances.” – FishbowlDC’s Matt Dornic.
Kids these days
“Dear America: Please stop parking your fucking beater SUVs next to me so your brats can ding my fucking car. Jesus.” – Metro Weekly’s Sean Bugg.
Another new Daily Caller hire?
“@BRFoo you’re hired.” – the Caller‘s editor-in-chief, Tucker Carlson, responds to a follower who said, “@TuckerCarlson you need a twitter copy editor!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Pocket-tweeting: no one is immune
“On message, even while pocket-tweeting? Impressive. RT @democraticgovs: DddDdD” – NJ‘s communications director Taylor West.
There’s a motherf–king tweeter on this motherf–king plane
“Thought I would be able to unplug completely flying to London, but alas there is Internet so I must email and tweet at 41,000 feet.” – HuffPost editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington, who can’t put down her phone. Even if it means disobeying the flight attendants’ instructions.
Editor attempts to build anti-Niall Ferguson consensus
“We can all agree that Niall Ferguson is a prick. If they keep putting him at the front of @Newsweek, I’ll never get more than 10 pages in.” – associate editor at the Atlantic, Nicholas Jackson.
Photo of the day
Ellen Degeneres tweeted this photo yesterday. She’s not a D.C. journalist, but she may be Tina Brown’s mother.