Morning Chatter

Quotes of the Day

Russert Makes it to the Big Screen: “On the jumbotron at the Nats game: ‘Happy birthday @LukeRussert‘ – Politico’s Byron Tau, who spotted a birthday shout-out to MSNBC’s Luke Russert at Wednesday night’s Nationals baseball game. Russert has been very vocal about his love of the Nats.

Speaking of Russert…. “Hey @LukeRussert, no wildcat today. Run the pro-style.” NBC’s Chuck Todd issued that warning moments before Russert filled in for him on The Daily Rundown.

A Lesson in Journalism: “Tweeting candidate speeches made sense during the primaries, when not every speech was drawing media. It’s pretty dull now…” – Slate’s Dave Weigel

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere: “If I’ve been up since 4:30 I can eat Thai leftovers at 9 am right?” – Politico’s Kate Nocera, who had an early morning. (The answer is that you can ALWAYS eat Thai leftovers; no matter what time of day.)