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Quotes of the Day

Sarcastic Convo Between Two People

Jon Stewart: “Are you feeling the love from the people?”

Presidential hopeful Ron Paul: “Especially the media, they really love me.”

Pet Peeves…

“Please don’t say “no worries” to me unless you’re from a small Caribbean island.” — Comedian Ali Wentworth, wife of ABC GMA’s George Stephanopoulos.

From the Road

“Been in Denver a day. Seen 1 coyote, 5-6 prairie dogs, dozens upon dozens of homeless people, camped in fields, RR sidings. Welcome, POTUS.” — Politico‘s Glenn Thrush.


“Appearing at the Fig and Olive restaurant in West Hollywood, Obama spoke to a group of Hollywood and music industry big wigs who had paid $17,900 apiece to get in. The group included DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenburg, who introduced the president, along with actor Jack Black, actor Danny DeVito, actress Rhea Perlman, producer Jon Landau, director Judd Apatow, music producer Quincy Jones, and Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown, among others. The celebs were seated at round tables with white table linens in the hip, modern, sleek restaurant, with high ceilings and a wall of wines in front of which Obama spoke. David Plouffe and Jay Carney were among those working the crowd before the remarks began.” — WaPo‘s David Nakamura in a Monday evening Pool Report. Also spotted at Fig & Olive: Eva Longoria.

No more Mr. ‘Minnesota Nice’ for Tschida

“Doc says I can NOT lift anything for 6 weeks. How will I manage that? Dogs don’t go up or down stairs, and it’s 2 flights to go potty. Maybe it’s post-op pain. but I am tired of being Mr. Minnesota nice. dealing with lotsa screw-ups. Want to YELL at someone, but won’t.” ABC7’s Stephen Tschida. Aunt Molly to the Rescue…“Tried it alone with 1 working arm and 2 dogs. but had to send an SOS. 88 year old aunt molly rides to the rescue. Moll’s a real trooper.”