Quotes of the Day
Politico reporter in Iowa faces clock issues
“Yesterday I tweeted about the clock in my Hampton Inn Muscatine room being fast. Today I got an email from the hotel’s general mgr. #service.” — Politico national political reporter Reid Epstein.
“The DeLorean from Back to the Future went for over $541K in an auction #insanelyjealousofnewowner.” — NJ “The Hotline’s” Chris Peleo-Lazar.
The sights and sounds of Washington
“Just saw a dump truck towing a Metro bus, with lots of people on it. #DC” — HuffPost‘s Jen Bendery.
And now for a brilliant question from Current TV: “What stories do you want Current to report today?” Seriously?
“In a @Starbucks where it is basically too cold to think. (Hint: 14 & New York in DC.) Going into the office so I can feel my fingers & type.” — Metro Weekly White House Correspondent Chris Geidner.
Santorum is down on pundits
“#2012 Former Senator Santorum tells Iowans to ignore the media: ‘Pundits talk to pundits. They don’t talk to voters.'” — AFP’s Olivier Knox.
Blogger has stress dream involving Kate Middleton
“I had weird, stressful dreams last night, including one in which I was planning a dinner for Kate Middleton in DC.” — Global fashion blogger Samantha Sault who writes SamanthaonStyle, a blog intersecting fashion and politics.
Here’s an idea…
“Tell me tweeps, how can I save Andrew Breitbart’s tweets to use in a lecture on color-blind racism?” — Rebecca Scott, a sociology professor at the University of Minnesota.
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@MzDiva67 (a woman named “Nicole” who says you always have the option to kiss her ass): “Why this dude on @msnbc look like Charlie Sheen #bashirlive lol” (Mz Diva pictured at left).
WaPo‘s Ezra Klein: “#winning”
Slate‘s Dave Weigel (who’s doppelganger is Sheen): “I’m on a drug called… you know.”
From the Road
“Four events in a day. This is like a Fred Thompson on ludes Iowa schedule.” — Reuters‘ Sam Youngman.
“Just intvd Romney on his bus. Asked about Paul’s foreign policy Romney said, ‘Ron Paul‘s not going to be our nominee.'” — RealClearPolitics‘ Scott Conroy.
A Convo Between Fake Journo and Real One
Politico‘s Jake Sherman, something of a Phish fanatic, writes: “If you’re a political conservative in DC, and like phish, shoot me a note. working on something.” To which Fake Jim VandeHei cracked, “Oh, this is gonna be good.”