Quotes of the Day
Duffy Buttry in shades. (The pooch belongs to JRC Employee and former TBDer Steve Buttry and wife, Mimi.)
TBD reporter longs for longer hair
“Sometimes I miss having long hair.” — TBD‘s Jeremy Binckes in a Tuesday tweet.
A WaPo columnist’s sure fire solution to nation’s problems
“Maybe divine intervention is the realistic solution to this problem,” — WaPo Columnist E.J. Dionne on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow program Tuesday night.
“The way Jay Carney just attacked Chuck Todd for asking a very legitimate question was very Robert Gibbs-like.” — Rory Cooper, Communications Director for Heritage Foundation, in a Tuesday tweet.
The Observer II
“Wow. A really … odd guy with a megaphone outside the WH. Even weirder than the norm.” — TWT White House reporter Kara Rowland in a Tuesday tweet.
WaPo blogger critiques the critics
“The economy is about to crater, but reporters are spending time trying to discredit each other’s reporting.” — WaPo‘s Greg Sargent who writes “The Plum Line” in a Tuesday tweet.
Bio of the Day
Politico‘s Jennifer Epstein: “Her senior thesis, ‘Slaves and Slavery at Princeton’ was the first extended examination of the university’s ties to slavery and won the C.O. Joline Prize for American History.”
“Aww, thin-skinned @DavidShuster blocked me, just like his boss @KeithOlbermann. The shit doesn’t fall far from the asshole, or something.” — Conservative writer and radio host Derek Hunter in a Tuesday tweet. Hunter helped found The Daily Caller.
Former WHCA dinner guest weighs in on underground acne
“#IHateItWhen You can feel a zit coming on but can’t see it yet so you don’t know where to put the acne medicine.” — The lovely Alyssa Milano in a Tuesday tweet. She attended the White House Correspondent Assoc. Dinner in late April and many of the red carpet events that went along with it.
Journo has amnesia?
“Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. Now that TWO Democrats participated in lewd sexual behavior forcing resignations, how many other dems do?” — The Daily Caller‘s Matthew Boyle in a Tuesday tweet. Of course he fails to mention the litany of R’s who’ve also been involved in sex scandals including former Sen. Larry Craig, former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford, former Sen. John Ensign, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Rep. Mark Foley and the shirtless former Rep. Chris Lee, to name more than a few.