Quotes of the Day
BuzzFeed’s Chris Geidner shows off his new hoodie.
“Please everyone, don’t forget to tweet pictures of yourselves with other people we recognize in the Green Room.” — NYT‘s Mark Leibovich.
Morning Bloopers: “Back at work and feeling much better after a nasty virus. But I did just call the winning team the Raisins. More coffee and aspirin, please.” — Jon Belmont, AP radio news.
“Jeffrey climbs n2 bed w me & says “Mommy I want 2 talk 2 you 2 make you feel better but you have 2 turn around and cough the other way okay.” — ABC “The View’s” Sherri Shepherd.
Journo prepares to pig out
“Presumptively disgusted at how much food I’m gonna eat tomorrow.” — Dylan Scott, staff writer for Governing, prior to Super Bowl Sunday.
“I will be on MSNBC to talk about contraception at 2:15.” — Politico‘s James Hohmann in a grandiose brag over the weekend.
Speaking of contraception…
“Bob Menendez could learn a lesson.” — FNC Contributor Erick Erickson, linking to a sex scandal story about Nebraska’s Lieutenant Gov. in which the politician resigns.
Politico Playbook publish time: 9:03 a.m.
Thrush has seen a lot of gunshot wounds
“20 people ask if I shoot skeet. Nope. Funny no one asked if I’ve seen someone with a gunshot wound. I have — a bunch. How about u guys?” — Politico White House Correspondent Glenn Thrush.
Journo harps on NYT over correction.
“Quite the correction, @nytimes: “It was a shotgun, not a rifle.” Hint: Get the basics right.” — Justin Green, Editor of David Frum‘s blog.
Roland lays out the rules
“Your always drunk cousin will officially begin rehab today. He gets no taste of the brown liquor or even a wine cooler! #RolandsRules” — CNN Contributor, Tom Joyner Show and Washington Watch’s Roland Martin on Super Bowl Sunday.
Radio correspondent prepares for work by opening Victoria’s Secret emails? All in a day’s work? “What time do I start work on Saturdays? Now. Trolling through the news, opening emails from Victoria’s Secret, etc.” — NPR’s Scott Simon.
Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.