QUOTES of the DAY
“My son is a big fan of World News and Martha Raddatz!” – George D. Sanchez, Assignment Desk Editor at ABC News, in a Wednesday tweet. Raddatz is a reporter for ABC News.
“A GOP presidential debate on National Coming Out Day. Oh, dear.” — Metro Weekly‘s White House correspondent Chris Geidner in a Wednesday tweet in response to the GOP holding a presidential debate at Dartmouth on Oct. 11.
Journo says there’s harm in making a cute kid gov
“I know the little kid is cute, but isn’t Chris Christie just encouraging kids to whine by making him honorary governor?” — WaPo‘s Aaron Blake, who writes for “The Fix” blog, in a Wednesday tweet. He’s referring to this kid from this story.
Sex with Ari Fleischer: Page 5
“[Lisa] Baron only makes it to page five before she’s describing a sexual encounter with Ari Fleischer, the former press secretary for George W. Bush, in a Greenville, S.C., hotel room.” — WaPo‘s Stephen Lowman in a story Wednesday about Life of the Party, a book about a former “press tart” for Republicans like Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) among others. What we mean by this is she worked for Republican lawmakers. She refers to herself as a “press tart.” Read the full story here.
Fish: It’s what’s for dinner tonight
“Pistachio Crusted Halibut. Yum. Five bucks my date tonight @NorahODonnell orders this dish this evening.” — Chef Geoff Tracy ( NBC’s Norah O’Donnell’s hubby) in a Wednesday night tweet.
Unusual Girl Talk: ‘XOXO’
Laurie David: Anyone experiencing twitter rage? Girlfriend retweets other friends tweets, not yours? Whats the etiquette? New to tweeting, need advice.
Arianna: @Laurie_David I think the best thing to do is to email your girlfriend about the issue and I’m sure she will happily oblige xoxo :–)
Laurie David: @ariannahuff Just curious. Ever experience any twitter rage?
Arianna: @Laurie_David Noooooo….not worth it…life is too short!
Unnecessary/Necessary Tweet of the Day
“Just had very rare antelope with chestnut and potato purée. Yes, it was awesome.” — Metro Weekly‘s Sean Bugg in a recent tweet. We really couldn’t decide whether this was worthy of “unnecessary” or “necessary,” but since he ate antelope, rare no less, we’re on the fence. And please, don’t tell us it tasted like chicken. “Antelope was tasty,” Bugg reports to FishbowlDC. “More like venison. Very rare though.”