Quotes of the Day
“I tried to watch it. I obviously had to have a couple of glasses of champagne.” — E! late-night talk show host Chelsea Handler on Lifetime’s Liz and Dick starring Lindsay Lohan. Both Chelsea and Lindsay have graced the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
“Live from Capitol Hill, @AlexanderTrow prepares for #politicolive.” — Politico‘s Jake Sherman. It’s a miracle! Sherman finally has a decent photo that doesn’t involve a bland sign with an arrow from the Capitol. Rather, it’s of his colleague, Alexander Trowbridge and even includes morning sunlight.
Post election status
“Many of those with whom I promised to ‘check in after the election’ have now graduated to ‘check in after the holidays’ status.” — NYT magazine’s Chief National Correspondent Mark Leibovich.
Journo gets ripped for book
“I wouldn’t wipe my ass with your NY Times Bestseller. Nice cover though. #ObamaZombies” — Tracee Kapree to author and former Human Events Editor Jason Mattera, who wrote Obama Zombies.
“Swedish Fish are relieved, I’m sure–esp. the red ones.” — Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on a story in The Daily Caller regarding a Swedish Toys R Us franchise going gender neutral in its Christmas catalog.
Open letter to actor Angus Jones
“Dear Angus T Jones, If u are morally against appearing on Two & a Half Men, but contractually obligated, donate paychecks to a good cause.” — NBC News’ Shawna Thomas.
Howiella gives herself gift of Lifetime’s Liz and Dick
“My reward for churning out tomorrow’s ITK column: watching Liz and Dick on DVR. Be jealous.” — Howiella (a.k.a. The Hill‘s Judy Kurtz) on Monday night. The movie premiered on Sunday.
Can you imagine Mother Jones‘ David Corn driving a Maserati? Yeah, neither can we. And ABC’s Amy Walter has an important question…
Imagine it now: Corn in a Maserati
“Can anyone explain why I am sent the Maserati Monthly newsletter? #Vroom.” — Mother Jones D.C. Bureau Chief David Corn.
Self-appointed Media Critic
“Reporter GroupThink is so bad that media executives should replace journalists with wire services. Same news but way cheaper.” — Fmr. Mitt Romney communications aide and blogger Richard Grenell.
Important Q to Ponder: “Will Twitter survive post-election? If my feed is any indication, it’s now being used for sports play-by-play and overhyping the obvious.” — ABC News Political Director Amy Walter.
Unnecessary Tweet of the Day
“For Cyber Monday I bought a Bacon Cheeseburger.” — Mr. Norah O’Donnell (a.k.a Chef Geoff Tracy.)