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By Betsy Rothstein 

Quotes of the Day


Bristol talks abstinence, hip shaking with Greta

Asked about what are the good parts about being in the spotlight, Bristol Palin told FNC’s Greta Van Susteren Tuesday night on her progam, “I have a huge platform to talk about pro-life and abstinence…. Soon after, when asked about being on “Dancing With the Stars,” she said, “Hopefully I’ll learn how to shake my hips real quick…”

Seth Meyers, O’Donnell and the GOP

“For someone so pro-abstinence, O’Donnell certainly f*cked the GOP.”
-SNL’s Seth Meyers in a Tuesday night tweet.

Deepish thoughts with…

“Editor survival tip 32: don’t be afraid of the dark. making things happen in the shadows makes the light brighter when u step in it.”
Washington Life Executive Editor Michael Clements in a Tuesday tweet. What it means, er, who knows? It’s that deep.

Journo sheds tears

“Actually getting weepy watching Castle’s concession speech #OhAmerica”
Politics Daily‘s White House correspondent Alex Wagner in a Tuesday night tweet, getting emotional on the Delaware GOP primary between Rep. Mike Castle and Tea Party backed Christine O’Donnell.

Reporter to colleagues: get on-record quotes

“Can someone trash [Sen.] Jim DeMint on record and not anonymously? (not questioning reporters, just want to see some names).”
HuffPost‘s political reporter Sam Stein in a Tuesday night tweet.