QUOTES of the DAY
“This thunderstorm smells so good from the steps of the National Gallery. Rain on stone.” — The Atlantic‘s Senior Editor Alexis Madrigal in a weekend tweet with this accompanying photograph.
Fake Jim says F–k You to Sports Tweeters
“[Insert unnecessary sports-related tweet on my twitter work account to demonstrate to people that I’m interesting]” — Fake Jim VandeHei in a weekend tweet.
Cute journo kid speaks up
“6 yr old: ‘It’s Mother’s Day, so mom doesn’t have to talk. I will speak for her.'” — NPR’s Steve Inskeep in a Sunday tweet.
Why Murphy wore Bow Tie on ‘MTP‘
“Re: bow-tie ?’s 1.) Yes, tied it myself 2.) Wore it in honor of my friend the late Kam Kuwata, who loved MTP, the Dem party, and bow ties.” — GOP Consultant Mike Murphy in a Sunday tweet. On Sunday morning he appeared on NBC’s “MTP” and subsequently got a variety of questions about his bow tie including a remark from host David Gregory that he was wearing it.
Just in case you need this editor…
“My phone is extremely dead while I’m out running errands so I’m on the back up. Try e-mail/facebook if you need me.” — Politico‘s Asst. Editor for “2012 Live” Jedd Rosche in a weekend tweet perhaps to fellow editors who think he may want to sleep, eat, breathe or do laundry on the weekends.
Tschida’s bus complaint
“Love being careless, but when the bus just never arrives it’s ANNOYING!” — ABC7’s Wild Train rider Stephen Tschida in a delicious weekend transportation tweet.
The perfect day: Pedicure and National Review
“Got a pedicure today and read National Review instead of Cosmo - great issue, esp on healthcare, Syria, Libya. Left mag behind for others.” — GOP Pundit and Fox News Contributor Dana Perino in a weekend tweet.
“As a Southerner I love my hats, but the ones at the Derby this year seem crazier than usual. I blame the British.” — NJ “The Hotline’s” Jessica Taylor in a weekend tweet.
A Boy Bander Given
“At a bar in Cleveland Park cultivating a smug sense of superiority.” — Juiceboxer Matt Yglesias, liberal blogger and Center for American Progress fellow, in a weekend tweet.
Unnecessary Tweet of the Day
On Thursday WUSA9’s DC Community Web Producer Simon Landau writes, “Tomorrow is Friday. After that it will be Saturday!” (Though he may be baiting us with this, we’re giving him the award anyhow. Congratulations Simon on this pointlessness.)
Unnecessary Tweet of the Day II
“It’s a beutlerful day.” — Slate‘s Chris Beam playing off — we can’t fathom why — TPM Brian Beutler’s name.