Morning Chatter


Reporter learns chest hair is not suncreen

“Lesson learned on vacation: chest hair does not substitute for sbf50 sunscreen” — HuffPost‘s Sam Stein.

Unsolicited advice

“To the guy awkwardly breaking up w/someone via phone outside my apartment: you’re doing it wrong.” — Politico‘s Juana Summers.

A novel idea

“When reading a novel I often involuntarily visualise a friend as a character. Gets weird if character misbehaves, has inappropriate sex etc.” — The Sunday Times Washington Bureau Chief Toby Harnden.

More unsolicited advice

Gregory (6:28 a.m. Sunday): “Big Sunday – my son’s championship basketball game AND my interview with Speaker Boehner on @meetthepress”

Fournier (6:35 a.m. Sunday): “Same advice for you on both events: call fouls loudly. You’ll see a lot of ’em. #boehner #lovethatboy.”

Uh oh.

“Spam on #maddow hashtag is not coming from the show or any producers. Have reached out to Twitter to investigate.” — msnbcPR.

Weigel notices “weird” people

“An unexplained Metro delay really lets you focus on how many weird people are waiting with you.” — Slate‘s Dave Weigel.

Outside Observers

“There’s no place in the world that loves local celebrities as much as Washington. #Woodward” — MSNBC Contributor and The Nation correspondent Ari Melber.

“So true, a friend who recently moved to DC: “DC sucks, I was getting dinner and everyone was talking about Bob Woodward.” — BuzzFeed‘s Andrew Kaczynski.

Politico Playbook Publish Time: 6:25 a.m.

Necessary Tweet of the Day

“Someone’s wireless network in my building is called ‘Monkeypants.’ #Bold.” — NRSC Strategist Brad Dayspring.

Peter Ogburn contributed to this report.