Quotes of the Day
@Merkinstein: “@samsteinhp is stoned right now on @Morning_Joe.” — Merkinstein, a self-described progressive operative. To which Stein pleaded for help: “Politifact?”
Glass Half Full Juana
“Unnecessary level of high maintenance passengers on my flight. Kudos to @United staff for classy handling. Yes, a positive travel tweet!” — Politico‘s Juana Summers.
From one queen to another
“Happy Birthday @Joan_Rivers! I’m buying #ihateeveryone today! Xx” — Paul Wharton of Real Housewives of D.C. fame. He currently hosts “Paul Wharton Style.”
Colbert has reporting advice for NYT
“Hey, New York Times, how about some fair reporting on the other side? Go ask the Lincoln Memorial what kind of neighbors the Obamas are.” — Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert. In a more serious note of criticism, CNN and RedState‘s Erick Erickson remarked, “OMG! I just read that New York Times story on Romney the bad neighbor. These people are really desperate in their stupidity.”
Necessary Tweet of the Day
“A dramatic reciting of ‘Call Me Maybe’ just happened. Night made.” — Greenwire‘s Jessica Estepa.
Spotted: NBC’s Luke Russert at Martin’s Tavern in Georgetown last night. Also spotted outside the bar was CBS’s Kaylee Hartung.
Peter Ogburn contributed to this report.