QUOTES of the DAY
Awkward Headline of the Day: “Friend of Children Mark Foley Looking At Running For Office Again” — Wonkette, Monday night. Story here.
Sign of the times
“Dining with a 22 year old. True quote: “I mean who even uses E-MAIL anymore?!” #TwitterWins”– NJ‘s Susan Davis in a Monday evening tweet.
WikiLeaks and buxom blond
“Let’s look on the bright side of the Wiki leaks ….. Do we REALLY think Moammar Gaddafi is upset that we exposed that his “senior Ukranian nurse” is a very buxom blond?” — Washington Business Tonight anchor Rebecca Cooper Dupin in a Monday Facebook update.
Journo weighs comforts of female Brit
“The voice in my new building’s elevator is a woman with a British accent. I am withholding a verdict right now.” — AP White House reporter Phil Elliott in a Monday tweet.
Disturbing news of night
“Toddler thrown off Tysons Corner Center parking garage, sources say.” — TBD tweet Monday night with story here.
Dreyfuss unloads on sound bite society
“The terrible thing is we’ve become used to soundbites, which do not allow for anyone to think at all … you have to rush to make no sense.” — Actor Richard Dreyfuss on this morning’s MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
“Can we hurry this up? I need to go take a Wiki-leak.” — the oddball, low, dragging introducer’s voice on E!’s “Chelsea Lately” program Monday night.
“To an outsider, diplomacy sometimes looks like an exercise in smiling and being nice to people who you secretly dislike or even scorn. The trouble is, these days your real feelings may not be a secret.” — Reuters Washington Bureau Chief Simon Denyer in a his Monday “Washington Extra” newsletter referring to the current WikiLeaks. (To subscribe, email WashingtonExtra@thomsonreuters.com.)
Circus and Senate – any difference?
The Hill‘s Senate scribe J. Taylor Rushing in a Facebook message “welcomes back the circus to town… Uh, I mean the Senate.”