Quotes of the Day
TVA Nouvelles Correspondent Rich Latendresse: “Correspondants des gds réseaux US se préparent à aller en ondes avant l’arrivée du président.” Loosely translated, correspondents prepare for the arrival of the President. Latendresse’s quote was accompanied by the above photograph from the White House briefing from President Obama‘s Thursday press conference.
Uh oh. Watch out.
“I swear, if one more foreign or disabled person who smells like rotting armpits sits next to me I’m going to scream.” — The Blaze’ Eddie Scarry.
Tschida has to draw the line somewhere
“Ok the hair goes. Someone just said I look like Justin Bieber!” — ABC7’s Stephen Tschida.
The ever tactful RedState Contributor Jeff Emanuel, who wrote that nugget about Steve Jobs’ death stealing Palin’s dropout thunder, has this to say about Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.‘s resolution to call on Gov. Rick Perry to apologize for the name of his hunting lodge, as many news organizations are writing it, N*****head”: “So I take it Jesse Jackson Jr will be subpoenaing rappers and the folks at my gym to his hearing on any use of the N word ever, right?”
Weigel has a helluva warning
“Fair warning for people mushing together Jobs/Palin analysis for no reason: Hell is real.” – Slate‘s Dave Weigel.
Party for Senate reporters
“Partayyyyy in the #Senate Press Gallery. I’m told there is a chocolate version of the Capitol building. It is not to scale.” — Roll Call HOH writer Neda Semnani.
HOH’s newest writer moonlights as a foodie
“Dulcet apples married with intoxicating dijon. Kooky. #stillputtingmypalateontheline.” — Roll Call HOH writer Warren Rojas.
“Teleprompter in East Room running through the Gettysburg Address. Fingers crossed.” — TIME’s Michael Scherer. “In the East Room, the teleprompter is for some reason showing the text of the Gettsyburg Address.” — The Hill‘s White House Correspondent Sam Youngman.
WaPo‘s Rubin offers fasting tips
“Tip for Yom Kippur fasting: slow down or eliminate caffeine today, start drinking lots of water.” — WaPo‘s Jennifer Rubin.