Quotes of the Day
Howiella Kurtz (a.k.a. The Hill‘s Judy Kurtz): “Kevin Spacey joking with vertically challenged photog at “House of Cards” DC premiere. ‘What is that, a nostril shot?'” (With accompanying photograph.)
Fox News reporter: Dance for me, then I’ll give you money
“Man on the street just “sang” me a Jodeci song – then asked for $1 Me: ‘not without some choregraphy’ – which he then performed #worth $1.” — FNC Supreme Court Correspondent Shannon Bream.
Ahh…what sweet memories.
“A version of this would happen to me nearly every Sunday when Bloomberg did parades. I was less of an asshat, tho.” — Politico White House Correspondent Glenn Thrush. He links to this story on Breitbart.com in which Talk Radio Network’s Jason Mattera gets accosted by Mayor Bloomberg’s security detail for asking a question on gun control.
Meryl Streep as Hillary Clinton?
“39% of Americans would cast Meryl Streep to play Hillary Clinton in a movie about her life. We’d watch that.” — Vanity Fair.
“I love that my dad still mails me clipped articles from newspapers.” — Rebecca Bredholt, managing editor, Vocus Marketing, freelance writer, photographer and scriptwriter.
NPR correspondent misses out on deluxe mac n cheese
“Some of you will understand why I just about cried upon realizing Centro in Des Moines does not serve truffled Mac n cheese after 2 pm.” — NPR’s Michele Norris.
A note to Politico‘s cat-loving Patrick Gavin from NPR: “Behind Cute Face, A Cold-Blooded Killer: Study Finds Cats Kill Billions Of Animals.” Read here.
Politico Playbook publish time: 5:22 a.m.
Watch out! “Just downloaded Vine. I feel hipper already.” — WaPo‘s Chris Cillizza.
Memo to reporters whose names bear a vague resemblance to Bylan Dyers and Chyron Welter: Just because you two didn’t CONFIRM news first does not mean it was not confirmed and confirmed by multiple sources. You two, in actuality, RECONFIRMED news that was already broken. I know it’s difficult when someone else breaks news before you alpha males, but next time, try to deal with it more gracefully.
Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.