JOURNO LOVE: “This CQ Roll CAll photo of Boehner, Reid, McConnell and Pelosi is fantastic.” — WaPo‘s Aaron Blake. The photograph was shot by CQ Roll Call‘s Douglas Graham.
Weinerlicious Convo Between Two Journos
This afternoon’s conversation is between CQ Roll Call’s Daniel Newhauser and Politico’s Jake Sherman.
SHERMAN: “I thought it was weird when Anthony Weiner used to park illegally outside my apartment near U Street.”
NEWHAUSER: “Why was he at your apartment? Got something to tell us?”
SHERMAN: “Was my neighbor.”
Important Q to Ponder: “Wondering: Has there ever been a man who managed such epic sex scandals while apparently not having any actual sex?” — TPM‘s Josh Marshall.
Weiner presser explodes with Washington reaction
“Lines you hear all the time at DC bars: ‘Specifically your health care rants were a huge turn on.’– TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer.
“What I did was wrong. This behavior is behind me, naked, bending me ovDAMMIT, it happened again.” — TPM‘s Brian Beutler.
“As I told everyone once before, Wiener is a sick puppy who will never change-100% of perverts go back to their ways. Sadly, there is no cure.” — Dr. Donald Trump.
“Quick poll: would you prefer to get rick-roll’d with pics from anthony weiner or geraldo from now on? Your choice.” — Yahoo! News’ Chris Moody.
Aaaand….the voices of reason
“Anthony Weiner appears to have some serious emotional issues that are not going to be helped by becoming mayor of New York.” — Politico‘s Roger Simon.
“This shit’s intense.” — Executive Editor of Business Insider Joseph Weisenthal.
“Weiner Ear Poison”: “Waiting to tape a CNN segment, I just spent 30 minutes listening to talk about The Royal Baby™, followed by Lanny Davis on Weiner #EarPoison” — Guardian‘s Glenn Greenwald.
Journos Looking Out for Huma (JLOH)
“Huma. Be serious. Leave him. Now.” — Newsweek/Daily Beast columnist Michael Tomasky.
“Just curious how many times this has to happen before I am no longer required to be SO SYMPATHETIC to Huma. 5? 10? 20?” — TNR‘s Isaac Chotiner, who is not yet a member of JLOH.
“Huma you gonna believe? Me or or your lying eyes?” — CBS Political Director John Dickerson.
“Divorce this schmuck, Huma.” — Washington Examiner‘s Justin Green.
“For the women out there excusing Weiner by saying ‘all men cheat,’ it’s a shame that you surround yourself with crappy men.” — Conservative radio correspondent Dana Loesch.
“Something in me wishes wronged political wives would start asking themselves WWJD? What Would Jenny (Sanford) Do?” — WaPo‘s Karen Tumulty.
“I think what most makes Weiner a dirtbag is blaming the sexting/cheating on “problems” in his marriage. No responsibility.” — TWT Senior Op-ed writer Emily Miller.
Journo blames Starbucks for future fatness
“When I weigh 600 lbs, the Starbucks treat receipt is going to come in for some large portion of the blame.” — WaPo‘s Chris Cillizza.
Baby Love: “@PeterAlexander: Absolutely overjoyed to announce the arrival of Ava Starling Alexander!!” — NBC’s Peter Alexander, husband to Allison Starling.