Quotes of the Day
“Breathing is difficult because of the fire at Frager’s. The sun is still up but some part of Cap Hill look like nite.” — Andrew Mollenbeck, WTOP.
Minor Morning Oopsy!
“Another smart take from @HotlineJosh : ‘GOP Struggles With Its Silver Linings Playbook'” — NJ‘s Ron Fournier. The Hotline’s Josh Krashaar, however, corrects the record, saying, “@ron_fournier was actually @Alex_Roarty piece.” To which Fournier replied, “Alex doesn’t seem like a ‘Silver Linings’ dude. Great piece.” Read the story here. Alex Roarty is a politics writer for NJ. We sure hope Fournier isn’t getting Howard Kurtz Syndrome, an affliction caused by being being heavily distracted while reading shit online too fast.
Editor stresses out on deadline, needs Cheerios, champagne and rest
“This is going to be one ballbuster of a deadline. Not to mention everything else that has to get done. #needsmycheerios” – Metro Weekly Editor-in-Chief Randy Shulman. Thankfully he writes, “In two weeks, I will be sipping champagne at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. #bgh @BigGayHoliday.”
TWT writer gets writer’s block
“I’ve hit the wall on writing my first book. Curling up in the fetal position seems only option now.” — TWT‘s Emily Miller. Uh oh. She later added, “I might just leave the country so my publisher can’t find me.”
FNC’s Dana Perino, 7:52 p.m.: “Greg Gutfeld since I’ve met you, I’ve never laughed so much. At you.”
FNC’s Greg Gutfeld, 7:53 p.m.: “Dana Perino you just proved my point. No wonder your closest friends are four-legged.”
Jasper Perino (yes, her dog), 7:54 p.m.: “Greg Gutfeld, Dana Perino, at least her closest friends are not mythical creature.”
Convo Between Two Journos
This morning’s conversation is between Washington Examiner’s Justin Green and BuzzFeed Political Editor McKay Coppins.
GREEN: “The cronut thing proves New Yorkers are terrible.”
COPPINS: “If DC got cronuts they’d shut down the city in celebration. Then everyone would go to the 2 other good restaurants in town.”
Peter Ogburn contributed to this report.