Quotes of the Day
It’s Sensitivity Day in Washington
“Spotted: 300-lb man holding a miniature pineapple. No analysis, just facts.” — WaPo Sports Editor Lindsay Apple in a Tuesday tweet.
Journo sweats out no AC
“Days waiting for new AC unit in 90+ heat: 12. Feet by which AC company’s lift was too short to reach ceiling: 12. Days waiting for crane:??” — NJ‘s “The Hotline’s” Editor-in-Chief Reid Wilson in a Tuesday tweet.
“Don’t they already have a Rachel Maddow?” — Mediaite‘s Tommy Christopher in a Tuesday coffee meeting on The Nation‘s Chris Hayes getting a weekend show on MSNBC. For some reason, people often confuse Hayes for Maddow. A modern cable mystery in the making.
Bio of the Day
WaPo‘s Dan Zak: “Feature writer @washingtonpost. Also: Flirt, hack, itinerant, ditherer, libertine, Buffalonian. Note: I am not my boss’s tweeter.”
“The Duggar family is in Dupont Circle, and my there are a lot of them.” — Slate‘s Annie Lowry in a Tuesday tweet.
“Kinda hungry. What’s this about a Supper Committee?” — Reason‘s Peter Suderman in a Tuesday tweet.
WaPo‘s Dan Zak gets Journo Love from Sam Stein
“The moon is grinning. THE MOON IS GRINNING. Free Dan Zak!” — Huffpost‘s Sam Stein in a Tuesday tweet.
Ecstatic journo is UK bound
“Booking my ticket to London. Yay!” — TIME‘s Jay Newton-Small in a Tuesday tweet.