Quotes of the Day
WTF Central: “Baby with blowpops coming out of its head.” — Rare‘s Tabitha Hale.
Reporter accidentally leaves home unlocked
“The moment you discover you left the keys in the front door all night … #eek” — Fox News’ Shannon Bream, who covers the Supreme Court.
This is a good thing, right?
“The men’s room at a New Kids on the Block concert is more empty than the Obama Administration’s foreign policies.” — Cameron Gray, producer and reporter for NRA News.
“Is it just me or are trends getting stupider?” — BuzzFeed‘s Evan McMorris-Santoro in reaction to this from ABC: “Experts Warn Eyeball Licking Trend Can Injure the Eye, Damage Sight.”
“‘When we get to questions and answers, [pool reporter] is going to leave and we can talk about what you want to talk about,’ Biden in Calif.” — Washington Examiner White House Correspondent Brian Hughes.
Quote taken way out of context
“A rectal-vaginal fistula is worse.” — WaPo “humor” columnist Gene Wengarten.
Fun times at a glance: flag-making
“Thanks to @Hyatt #Lost Pines — great family getaway. Flag-making, fishing, nighttime deer & armadillo spotting in the golf carts!” — Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham.
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Boots on the Ground
“To anyone critiquing me taking a pic & tweeting it- next time your reading a paper or watching the news call them & complain about privacy.” — Video reporter Joey Boots.
“WH Chief of Staff McDonough looks like he needs some sleep.” — The Hill‘s Ian Swanson.
“Local newspaper the New York Times reads something it calls ‘the United States Web site of The Guardian, a British newspaper'” — The Guardian‘s Richard Adams.
Politico Playbook Publish Time: 8:43 a.m.