“This is journalism. This is what we do. We invite discomfort.” — NYT‘s Mark Leibovich on C-SPAN Sunday night in reaction to all the reaction to This Town.
Journo enters opera taxi
“My taxi driver tonight-an Ethiopian- was listening to opera! First time I’ve ever had an opera-loving cabbie.” — Baron‘s Washington Editor James McTague.
“My hair looks about 20 times better at the end of this day than at the start. Just my daily reminder that life’s not fair.” — Politico defense reporter Leigh Munsil.
Real Breitbart TV headline: “Romanian Princess Charged With Hosting Cockfighting”
From the Dept. of Bragiculture… “For some inexplicable reason this piece of casual trolling has been steadily getting retweets.” — Washington Examiner‘s Justin Green, who’s talking about the following from you-know-who: “Apparently it’s now a police state if you aren’t allowed to freely carry around stolen classified documents #thanksobama.”
Important Q to Ponder: “Droning is now a verb?” — Politico‘s James Hohmann.
Bo and Sunny hanging out on the South Lawn. Photograph by Pete Souza.
“Bo should be furious with his agent now that he has to share the spotlight” — WaPo‘s Reid Wilson.
“Sunny the dog is the biggest political story today. Seriously.” — HuffPost Social Media Editor Ethan Klapper.