Quotes of the Day
Live From New Hampshire: C-SPAN’s Steve Scully interviews Politico’s Jonathan Martin on the road.
A word on Bachmann’s eyelashes…
“Michelle Bachmann eyelashes keep getting longer and thicker! Perhaps she’s jockeying to be the next spokeswoman for Latisse?” — freelance video journalist Liz Glover. During recent debates, Bachmann’s eyelashes came up for discussion repeatedly in online chatter.
WaPo‘s Chris Cillizza: “WaPo spellcheck doesn’t have ‘electability’ in it. Enraging.”
A journo makes excuses
“Sorry for the lack of tweets this morning. I was either working on a story or shopping for doggy sunglasses.” — Reuters‘ Sam Youngman.
“DavidShuster you were pretty good last night on Current and I normally hate you.” — Avid watcher of D.C. journos and FBDC reader Larry Kelly.
Writer finds a new insult to love
“My favorite new insult to yell at people is ‘go shit in the ocean’ – they are absolutely completely bewildered by that phrase.” — Labor Journo Mike Elk.
Buttry buys beer
“Harris Teeter auto checkout machine asked me to show clerk ID for buying beer, then asked if I qualified for senior discount. No.” — JRC Community Engagement Director Steve Buttry, who formerly engaged the community for TBD.
CNBC and NYT‘s John Hardwood assesses Santorum Vs. Romney: “Santorum is Romney’s superior in projecting authenticity and passion, but very much his inferior in looking like a president.”
“I don’t care if you like or dislike @RonPaul…the use of ‘Paultards’ to describe Paul supporters is offensive.” — The Daily Caller‘s new sensation Michelle Fields. (We’re thinking she might not like “Michelletards” for members of her fan club either.)
A campaign note from Candy…
“Home repacking and rethinking. Remember when I said never knew a candidate who ‘reassessed’ a campaign and didn’t quit? Delete.” — CNN’s Candy Crowley.
Journo preps for weekend of filthy TV marathons
“So glad I came home to an episode of ‘Dance Moms’ #StartingTheWeekendOutRight – #JerseyShore later!” — The Washington Examiner‘s Yeas & Nays writer Nikki Schwab.
WH reporters get tongue-in-cheek suggestion
“WH today suggested reporters to visit Cap Hill and see if any members are around or not: ergo: Congress in recess.” — CBS White House radio reporter Mark Knoller.