Quotes of the Day
D.C. book shop takes pride in Petraeus mistress video
“Kind of weird that the video circulating in most news reports of Paula Broadwell is of her reading from her Petraeus bio at our store.” — Politics & Prose.
Petraeus scandal fatigue
“*Yawn* Call me when they find pantless photos.” — Washington freelancer Sam Knight.
TV exchange turns Cillizza into toddler
On Monday afternoon WaPo‘s Chris Cillizza appeared on NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell’s MSNBC program.
Mitchell: “I’m not sure if that was Grover Norquist or Grover from Sesame Street.”
Cillizza: “Ahhh, poopyhead!” (Cillizza is referencing Norquist’s assertion that President Obama portrayed Mitt Romney as a “poopyhead.”)
Mitchell: (What appeared to be authentic laughter)
Reporter proposes new online law
“Tweeting a link to the 2nd or later page of a story should be punishable by death.” — HuffPost health care reporter Jeff Young.
Journo warns against bullshit spam
“Here’s a warning: stay away from opening anything from Zoosk, some bullshit social network thing, that will spam everybody you’ve ever known.” — Michael Wolff, contributing editor to Vanity Fair.
Sting is so dreamy
“To me, Sting is one of the hottest men ever to live.” — former Herman Cain Spokeswoman Ellen Carmichael.
Does General Petraeus sex scandal story have, ahem, long legs?
“I must say, Julian, that your notion of this story not having long legs is chalk full of raw irony.” — Fill-in host Michael Eric Dyson to Democratic strategist Julian Epstein, who appeared on MSNBC Monday afternoon and said he didn’t think the scandal had long legs (wink wink!).
Find out which journo’s husband snorts when he snores and which Politico journo is showing off his girlfriend’s pesto….
Perino’s husband’s snort snore jolts him awake
“Didn’t have to wake the hubby – the special sort of snort snore woke him right up out of his deep sleep. Puppy still out cold. Night!” — FNC “The Five’s” Dana Perino.
Politico journo’s girlfriend makes interesting pesto
“My girlfriend made pesto from purple basil grown on the National Mall. #dclife .” — Politico‘s Alexander Trowbridge.
Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.