Quotes of the Day
We continue our week-long tribute to FishbowlMatt by photoshopping him into another compromising position with Gabby Sidibe. Please notice that Matt’s entire physique is nearly the size of Gabby’s left arm. (The handiwork is by QGA’s Meghan Smith.)
Reader says Ezra went rolling in manure
Jeff84 comments on Ezra Klein’s WonkBlog yesterday morning after the liberal blogger/Democratic activist denied that he “briefed” Senate Democratic Chiefs of Staff: “Since you were discussing the low approval ratings of Congress, you should have been aware that by proximity, you would hurt your own approval ratings. You can’t go rolling in the manure and then complain when people say you stink. It’s like going to the birthday party for a really unpopular kid in school. Sure, it’s a nice gesture, but the next thing you know, you’re a social pariah and the next four years of your life are ruined. Next time you get an invite to Congress, just remember that it’s an invite to a party for the most unpopular kid on the entire planet. There is nobody less popular than the kid that likes the filibuster. Nobody.”
Threatening Tweet of the Day Award
“I’m a good guy, honest, and true but if ya screw with me … I’ll win.” — Cheoff Geoff Tracy, husband to CBS’s Chief White House Correspondent Norah O’Donnell and typically sweetly obsessed with his burgers and not threatening to kick anyone’s ass. Is Tracy being life coached by MSNBC Contributor Meghan McCain? As some may recall, just yesterday we reported that she tweeted this: “I’m a lover not a fighter. But I’m also a fighter, so you’d better watch it.”
Tapper tweets about ‘poopy diaper’
“Morning score: Poopy diaper 1, Dad 0.” — ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper.
Is he serious?
“Question in the newsroom: if a woman gives birth to a stillborn child, is it correct to call her a mom if it’s her only child?”– WaPo Express‘s Clinton Yates.
Journo speaks in third person after cold shower
I’ll have hot water again in about an hour ^_^ No more cold showers for Timmy (hopefully)! — Washington Business Journal designer Timothy Wong.
“@AmericanAir Have been waiting for refund for a canceled flight for 10 days, cannot get anyone on the phone! How long do these things take?” — NYT‘s Annie Lowry (Ezzy’s wife).
Eddie Scarry and Peter Ogburn contributed to this report.