Mika really let Stein say this?
“I learned that twerking, the dance move created by Thomas Roberts is suddenly controversial.” — HuffPost‘s Sam Stein on the much talked about dance move last night by Miley Cyus at the MTV VMA Awards. A horrified Mika Brzezinksi spent half the show today forbidding talk of the performance while talking about it and appearing disgusted that the show repeatedly aired the video in question.
NPR broaches loaded question
“Good morning everyone. Today’s #SundayConvo is on assisted suicide. A heavy question: If a loved one was suffering, would you help them die?” — NPR‘s Rachel Martin, host, Sunday “Weekend Edition.”
Perino discusses Jasper’s breath
“Yum. Trachea breath.” — FNC “The Five” C0-host Dana Perino.
In her dreams…
“Last night’s dream: @conantnyc and I opened a high-end lamp/lighting store here in DC and the NYT reported it on A1, above the fold WHAT.” — Carol Blymire, a writer and public affairs professional based in Takoma Park, Md.
Journo wants world to relax while he’s on vacation
“Back to my vacation. Don’t get involved in any more stupid wars while I’m gone.” — Spencer Ackerman, U.S. National Security Editor for The Guardian.
Reporter returns from honeymoon
“Back from honeymoon! Starting at @politico today on their new @POLITICOPro #ag team.” — Politico‘s Helena Bottemiller, who was recently married in Bellingham, Washington.
Real HuffPost headline: “Seven Things You Should Never Do in an Airplane Bathroom”
Putting the “boob” in weather
“I remember the 1st time I heard the weather phenomenon ‘haboob.’ I laughed so hard! Today was @IvanCNN’s turn. He’s giggling.” — Hanna Gordola, associate producer of New Day Weekend.
FROM THE ROAD: “With airstrikes on#syria possible Hosting @ThisWeekABC from the banks of the Nile @jonathankarl in DC.” — ABC‘s Martha Raddatz.