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Stephen Tschida as Louis Vuitton

“Cocktail party, people commenting on my clothes, not D.C. huh? Someone said I dress like Louis Vuiton [sic] ads. Hey D.C. that’s a compliment!” — ABC7 Wild Train Rider Stephen Tschida in a Tuesday tweet.

Newt oozes fiscal consciousness

Newt Gingrich is a paragon of fiscal austerity who keeps costs down by not having a campaign staff.” — From the Tuesday night edition of HuffPost Hill.

Fruity times on Huntsman Airlines

“Huntsman air serving fruit to reporters, thankfully.” — HuffPost scribe Sam Stein in a Tuesday tweet.

Unnecessary Tweet of the Day

“The brown butter gelato at @dolcezzagelato is quite tasty.” — Assistant Managing Editor of WCP Michael Grass in a Tuesday tweet. Thanks, Grass, for the revolting-sounding suggestion. What’s on tap next, raspberry-flavored beef jerky?

Weiner analyzed on E!

“The Weiner, Congressman Anthony Weiner has been offered a guest spot on the tv show Entourage and in the internet department of Hustler. That’s a good idea for him because with Jeremy Piven around you would be the biggest a-hole.” — E!’s Chelsea Handler on her show last night. If there is a God there will be an “Anthony Weiner True Life Story” in our future.

The Critic

“It’s OK to stop reading an article on campaigns as soon as the words ‘a professor of political science’ appear.” — GOP pundit and consultant Kevin Madden in a recent tweet.


Kisses for Fox News-bound Ed Henry

“Outgoing CNN White House reporter Ed Henry brings more than his experience and reputation as a straight-shooter to the Fox News Channel. … The popular Henry, who this week announced he was leaving CNN to be Fox’s White House correspondent, is the new vice president of the White House Correspondents’ Association which hosts the most important journalism dinner of the year, usually in late April.” — U.S. News & World Report‘s Paul Bedard in a particularly smoochy Day 2 aftermath story on CNN’s Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry, whose Twitter account shifted to @EdHenryTV within mere hours of his announcement that he was leaving CNN by the end of the week. The gist of the story: Henry will eventually be a power player at FNC because of his role on the WHCA board.