Quotes of the Day
Campaign trail transport: the golf buggy
“Oh my. Have arrived for Gingrich rally at The Villages. It’s a retirement town, main mode of transport: the golf buggy.” — The Times of London‘s Nico Hines with the accompanying photograph.
Ron Paul doesn’t want granny naked at airport
“It’s a bureaucratic monster…prodding and probing without permission. They trap us into it. There’s no way you can travel if you don’t do it. When you look at some of these pictures of probing groin areas and breast areas and old women having to take their clothes off, it doesn’t make us safe, it undermines our liberties. That is totally unacceptable in my viewpoint.” — GOP Presidential hopeful Ron Paul to CNN’s Candy Crowley Sunday.
Journo spots dusty child at museum
“Dear @airandspace museum, please vacuum under Skylab. A 3-yr-old got covered in dust crawling underneath.” — The Guardian‘s Richard Anderson.
Scribe inundated by Jon Ward
“Every time my phone blinks with new email, I momentarily think it’s a person before discovering again that it’s just a new @jonward11 story.” — Roll Call‘s Meredith Shiner in reference to HuffPost‘s Jon Ward.
“Gingrich says insinuating he isn’t a true conservative is ‘goofy’ – breaking: Goofy asks Gingrich to apologize #disneyjokesbcweareinorlando.” — USA Today‘s Jackie Kucinich.
Hazy has spoken.
“Every time there is an allegation of rape or sexual assault in the press, I am further convinced that the media has no idea how handle it.” — D.C. -turned N.Y. Boybander and MSNBC host Chris Hayes.
Campaign reporter promises to glitter bomb himself
“Some people call you pornbots. I call you my base #nearing5000followers.” — Reuters‘ Sam Youngman. And then: “Just passed 5K. Gonna glitter bomb myself. Thanks much, y’all. We’re just getting started.”
From the Road
“There don’t seem to be any chick fil a’s on the Florida Turnpike. #dashedlunchplans” — The New Yorker‘s Ryan Lizza, who later appeared to be lost when he wrote, “May have taken a wrong turn.” The accompanying picture had the big sparkling sign that read: Disney World. (The aforementioned quote is dedicated to CNN’s Matt Dornic.)