Things that make you go huh?
“the H is O” — CNN’s Jake Tapper. To which a follower wondered, “The W the F does that mean?” TPM”s Igor Bobic got in on it, saying, “V to the izz-A.” Which caused Politico‘s Juana Summers to remark, “Thank you for going there.”
“I think everyone in Washington needs a nap. #crankypeople.” — NPR health reporter Julie Rovner.
Warning: Journo with a migraine
“This might be the worst migraine I’ve had in 3 years. #BackToBed” — WMAL and Brietbart‘s Larry O’Connor.
Incredible feats: A 93-year-old can Skype?
“My grandfather turned 93 today. He just sent me his first ever Skype message. Complete text: ‘How'” — Mother Jones‘ Managing Editor Clint Hendler.
Your day could be far worse
“Family: Man who set self on fire at the National Mall was mentally ill.” — WUSA9.
SHAME ON THE WHITE HOUSE MEDIA!
“Questions from WH press corps are pathetic. As of this moment, not a single tough or challenging inquiry.” — FNC’s Brit Hume. Colleague Bret Baier concurred, saying, “Agreed–Nothing at all.” Where’s Ed Henry at a time like this? Ed’s comments, at least on Twitter, after the presser: “Admin official says while President is open to a deficit panel, veto threat came b/c GOP version would only touch spending & not revenue. After President said at newser he’d accept a process like creating a new deficit panel to give GOP cover, WH issues veto threat on … panel.” And then he shot a beautiful picture of Washington. In fairness to Henry, Obama never called on him at the press conference. See his beautiful sky shot after the jump…
Reporter can’t help but wonder…
“I wonder if Capitol Police officers secretly enjoyed arrested the guys partially responsible for them not getting paid right now.” — National Journal reporter Alex Seitz-Wald.
New feature alert: Story we have zero desire to read…
Story we have zero desire to read
“24 reasons George Clooney’s smile should run in 2016 huff.to/1bUmojH” — HuffPost.
BuzzFeed legal editor in no-comma outrage
“The #shutdown took the commas with it: ‘Due to the lapse in appropriations I’m not available to respond at this time.'” – BuzzFeed‘s Chris Geidner.
STUNNING WASHINGTON SKY: “What a night in Washington.” — FNC’s Ed Henry.