Quotes of the Day
“I love your underwear!” — Bloomberg‘s Stephanie Green to model Elle MacPherson in the hallway of the Washington Hilton prior to WHCD. Turns out MacPherson, who beamed in response, has an underwear line.
Convo between pundit & politico
The following conversation transpired between conservative pundit Ari Fleischer and DNC Spokesman Brad Woodhouse on Sunday.
Fleischer: “I wish POTUS had not poked fun at Secret Service. If anyone should have risen above the easy pot shots, it’s the President.”
Woodhouse: “Ari Fleischer: Like when Bush joked about not being able to find WMD at WHCD in the middle of the Iraq war. That was a real knee slapper.”
Comcast has its period?
“Must be that time of the month again. Comcast internet has gone down forcing me to 3G for who knows how long.” — Accuracy in Media Chairman Don Irvine.
“All dressed up and ready to go to the nerd prom!” — Author and MSNBC Contributor Meghan McCain.
A follower asks, “Is there a Twitter filter to screen out journalist tweets about journalism?” So Reuters‘ Jack Shafer snapped, “Yes. It’s called unfollow.”
Actor adamantly denies ass pinching
“The Mormon stuff is true, but I’ve never done that other thing [pinched a woman’s ass] in my life.” — Actor Richard Kind at the Haddad/Rosen garden brunch Saturday afternoon when we approached and said, “So I heard you pinched a woman’s ass the other night. What was up with that?” Meanwhile, FBDC sources maintain it happened. The incident reportedly occurred at the Elle/Creative Coalition/Lani Hay dinner at the Ritz on Thursday night.
Reporter thanks God for editors
“Turning in a draft of a story that includes two of these notes in the text: [IS THIS A WORD?] Thank god for editors.” — NYT‘s media writer Brian Stelter, who came to Washington this weekend for the WHCD.