Quotes of the Day
Media Perks in NH
“No keg stands at the beta house but there are free lobster rolls and top shelf liquor at Hanover inn for media. #wearetheonepercent” — The Weekly Standard‘s John McCormack.
Journo sees fancy cupcake discount as bad sign
“Proof the economy stinks. Georgetown Cupcake, normally ringed with cash-in-hand fans, just sent me a 20% off coupon.” — U.S. News & World Report‘s Washington Whispers Columnist Paul Bedard.
Rick Perry style child rearing
“Sometimes I get my kids to stop misbehaving by telling them the Rick Perry under their beds will execute them.” — WTBS Talk Show Host Conan O’Brien.
Reader calls BS
“So the story is he just didn’t like the job so he quit? I smell something that is very similar to bullshit.” — A reader reacts to a Tuesday FBDC post on Kevin Glass and the Washington Examiner amicably parting ways last week.
Spotted: NYP Page Six reporter Tara Palmeri in Dupont Circle Tuesday afternoon in a sleeveless black dress on her way to Chipotle.
MSNBC Ed Schultz‘s post debate nicknames for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich: “Dude” and “Newtster.” Schultz’s longtime nickname for FNC Fox & Friends Host Steve Doocy also emerged on his program last night in several instances. That would be”Steve Douchey.”
“Traumatized. Saw a doe or fawn get hit by a car at high speed tonight and go flying. I’m sick about it. #moms” — Poshbrood creator, publicist and travel writer Elizabeth Thorp.
TIPS FROM THE POOL…INTO THE DEEP END
“Mr. Morgan’s house is gianormous, with six white columns lit up at the front entrance and a spansive interior. Pool is holding in one of his garages waiting for POTUS’s remarks.” — An evening Pool Report from one of our favorite Pool writers, WSJ‘s Carol Lee from Lake Mary, Fla. A goof: “After an almost half hour motorcade ride to this Atlanta suburb in Seminole County.” She issued a new report five minutes later, saying, “We are obviously in the *Orlando* suburbs, not Atlanta.”
Post GOP debate question to ponder
“Do we really want another Texan (as Prez) who can’t speak English?” — The Nation‘s Katrina vanden Heuvel.