Morning Chatter

Quotes of the Day

“It’s funny that it’s called the White House and they only invite black people over.” — E!’s Chelsea Handler to last night’s interview subject actress Gabrielle Union, who says she hangs out with the Obamas.

CNN makeup artist wants to be cloned

“Great day of shooting in NY with GQ and BMW! Back to the regularly scheduled grind in DC at 7am. #cloneme .” — Kat Aragon, CNN senior makeup artist.

Thanks for the mini-lecture Joe!

“Angry ideologues should relax for their own good. There’s a long election ahead and this find [sic] of fury is bad for body and soul. # Breathe” — MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough.

Deep Thoughts With Labor Journo Mike Elk: “In DC, you either take on power or you suck up to power.”

In an email to me: “I went to Burning Man once.  Exactly once.  Never again.”

Oh dear is right

“Oh dear.” — NYT‘s Annie Lowry’s reaction to this from The Daily Beast‘s and MSNBC Contributor Meghan McCain: RT @McCainBlogette “Get an EXCLUSIVE first look at the cover of my new book, America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom.”

Another point for Ted Nugent

“I don’t think anyone can credibly claim to think @tednugent was making a serious threat against the prez.” — TWT‘s Anneke Green.

Sighting: Callista in Alexandria

“Spotted in Old Town – Callista Gingrich getting into a car with a driver, wearing a huge smile.” — PBS NewsHour’s Christina Bellantoni.