QUOTES of the DAY
“Pink Lily of the Valley in my garden #gardendc #gardening” — Washington Gardener magazine Editor Kathy Jentz in a weekend tweet accompanied by the above photograph.
The emotional and hungry twists of Easter and Passover
“Judge not lest ye be judged.” Matthew 7:1 — MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Co-host Joe Scarborough in a weekend tweet.
“So after not eating meat for 40 days, my first meal back was a Big Boog’s BBQ at Camden Yards. Downed it in 1:30min” — NBC Congressional Correspondent Luke Russert in a weekend tweet.
“It’s a gorgeous and great here in our nation’s capitol. The kind of day that makes me nervous…..too perfect. hmmm it must be God.” — GOProud Co-founder and Exec. Dir. Jimmy LaSalvia in a Sunday tweet.
“Back on the bike shortly. Gonna earn that Virginia honey-glazed ham today! Happy Easter, Passover & Spring! Buh-bye Winter. #Easter #Spring” — Former NY Daily News White House reporter Ken Bazinet in a weekend tweet.
“The Good Friday service always makes me cry. Yes, Easter comes, but the re-enactment of walking the cross slowly to the altar just breaks my heart…and gratitude for His taking up the cross for us.” — Human Events Senior Editor Emily Miller in an emotional weekend tweet.
Fake Jim V. is very religious
“He Is Risen: New tracking polls show “resurrection bump” for Christ #EasterPolitico” — Fake Jim VandeHei in a series of Easter-themed tweets. Another we liked: “J-Mart on why Christ is now frontrunner for 36 AD #EasterPolitico.”
Italian men and washing machines
“Best random stat of the week from Newsweek: 95% of Italian men have never used a washing machine! Probably call their dishwashers Mamma.” — VF‘s Maureen Orth in a weekend tweet.
Anticipatory anger about the Royal Wedding
“Who the fuck is Kate Middleton?” — Gawker Politics Editor Jim Newell in a weekend tweet.
In a rare all-caps tweet from Politico‘s Patrick Gavin: “WHY IS ROBIN LEACH NOT NARRATING A WEEK’S WORTH OF ROYAL WEDDING COVERAGE?”
Is Candy the ‘Wonder Woman’ of CNN?
“@crowleyCNN has anchored 6 days in a row for 3 different #CNN programs: @CNNSOTU, @CNNSitRoom & @JohnKingUSA #wonderwoman.” — CNN Publicist Jennifer Scoggins in a weekend tweet on colleague Candy Crowley.
The sharp questioner
“I start to question people when they clearly lack a sense of humor, or a personality for that matter.” — Politico‘s Amie Parnes in a weekend tweet.
A note to Weingarten on his shitty avatar
“Have I mentioned I really hate your avatar?” — WaPo National Political Correspondent Karen Tumulty to colleague Gene Weingarten, whose avatar, as many know, is a pile of poop.
TV reporter shocked over plant thieves
“Did story on people who steal plants from yards. Really, who sees a bush and says, ‘I want it, think I’ll dig it up.’ Who are they?” — ABC7’s Stephen Tschida in a weekend tweet.
Ez looks down on WaPo‘s WHCD dinner guest
“The Washington Post invited Donald Trump as our guest to the correspondent’s dinner? That’s embarrassing.” — WaPo‘s Ezra Klein in a weekend tweet. Come on WaPo. Klein has spoken. Trump needs to be uninvited immediately.
Journo eyes pretty people elsewhere
“People are just better looking in #Chicago.” — Politico‘s Dave Catanese in a weekend tweet.