And now… a very important bra question
“Girls, what is a good bra company that is not Victoria’s Secret, but still pretty? I might have to start my own company.” — Miss DC 2009 Jen Corey. Send any and all responses to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com and we’ll report the news for Ms. Corey’s benefit.
Rachel Jeantel returns: thank God!
“The shockingly casual racism and snobbery being directed at my guest Rachel Jeantel on here says it all. I will treat her with more respect.” — CNN’s Piers Morgan, who had the George Zimmerman trial breakout star on his program last night.
Contemplating the back of Bresnahan’s head
“Anddddd we’re back to staring at the back of @BresPolitico head #nuclearoption.” — CQ Roll Call Deputy Editor Emily Pierce, alluding to a closed-door meeting Monday night in which the Senate tried in vain to reach a deal on filibustering presidential nominees. Pierce is referring to Politico‘s John Bresnahan. Antonia Ferrier, communications director for Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), remarked, “And he has a lovely head.” USA TODAY‘s Susan Davis remarked, “When I see Bres’s head on TV I think of this.” She links to a scene from “So I Married an Ax Murderer — head — Part 1.”
Politico Playbook Publish Time: 6:26 a.m.
Journos kid falls, can’t get up
“4yo screamed down the hall that he’d fallen and couldn’t get up. Then couldn’t understand why I was laughing. He was fine thankfully.” — RedState Editor and FNC Contributor Erick Erickson.
Reporter announces new job at CNN
“A personal update: I’m joining @CNN as reporter covering Justice Dept later this month. See you then.” — Evan Perez.
“Ann Coulter was trolling before it was called trolling.” — Townhall Managing Editor Kevin Glass.
“Reporter whose stuff I really like: @nirajc. Follow.” — WaPo‘s Chris Cillizza, referring to National Journal‘s Niraj Chokshi.
The R-rated Observer
“Noting how often the @Morning_Joe camera goes to that profile angle of Kelly O’Donnell, highlighting her impressive, er… assets.” — HotAir’s Jazz Shaw.
“Police are asking for your help in finding a Germantown man who may need his medications.” — ABC7. The story doesn’t say which medications the man is on, but they must be rather serious for the police alert.
“I hate insomnia. Fucking HATE it.” — Liz Mair, former RNC online communications director, GOProud advisory board member, at 3:49 a.m. “Ian” sympathized, saying, “I’ve slept about 5 hours since Friday. I feel like a coke head minus the cocaine. Its awful.”
Delightfully ominous… “Whomp, a homeless man on the subway just damned me to hell. Happy Tuesday!” – NYT Communications Associate Jordan Cohen at 6:40 a.m.
A little bright at cheery for 7:02 a.m.: “Good morning Twitter constituents! Today is the first day of the rest of your life so get up and be EXCITED about it. Have a blessed day!” — Javonni Brustow, editor of TheDCPundit and PopGlitz.