Quotes of the Day
Washington reacts to Conrad Murray verdict
“GUILTY VERDICT IN MICHAEL JACKSON CASE – INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER: (By the way, the cheering is really creepy.)” — FNC’s Greta Van Susteren.
“Whew. That medical license is donezo. #conradmurray” — ABC7 News Reporter Jummy Olabanji.
“#ConradMurray #guiltyverdict ::yawn::” — Washington Business Journal designer Tim Wong.
Words of wisdom
“Enjoy these scandals while you can. When Romney’s the nominee, best we’ll get is a woman who says she saw him drink coffee once. ” — Slate’s Dave Weigel. (At right, the Chinese symbol for wisdom.)
Tricks of the Trade
“Cain tic: when asked q he doesn’t have answer for, he repeats the q. Amazing footage from Newt debate.” — Politico‘s Jonathan Martin. Watch here.
Disturbing Headline of the Day: “Panda urinates on sleeping pal’s face, then has a chuckle with friends?” — HuffPost. Watch video here.
A call for a pause
“Unless the next piece of news to break is that my apartment’s on fire, I’m not interested. That’ll do, Monday.” — The Hill‘s (soon to be Reuters) White House Correspondent Sam Youngman.
Bad Sex 101
“My friend just asked me ‘how do you know if you’re having bad sex?’ Um, if you have to ask.” — Ali Wentworth, comedian and wife to GMA’s George Stephanopoulos.
Great day for a wet T-shirt contest!! RT @MichelleFields: Of course I spill coffee all over my shirt right before my Fox interview. — Pantsless conservative blogger and BigGov contributor Dan Riehl.
The Nostradamus of D.C. journalism
“Watch for White House news today. Obama tends to dump big ones when everyone’s distracted with frivolities.” — Washington Examiner‘s David Freddoso.
Unnecessary Tweet of the Day
“A wonderful morning stroll thru London’s Borough Market, where I met @sophiegg’s mother at her Wild Beef stand in Jubilee Market. Who knew?” — Washingtonian Editor Garrett Graff’s trip to London. We had a plethora of “who cares?” tweets from him, but we went with this one. By the way, Sophie Gilbert covers culture for Washingtonian. We hope Graff enjoyed his encounter at the Wild Beef stand.