QUOTES of the DAY
Mustache Mania: “IMF and World Bank now both headed by men with fantastic mustaches.” — Slate‘s Annie Lowry in a Monday tweet with the accompanying photographs above. From L to R: Robert Zoellick and John Lipsky.
Journo has keen eye for actor playing Levi Johnston
“Does the world already know that the guy playing Levi in Game Change used to date Miley Cyrus? This seems important.” — RealClearPolitics‘ Scott Conroy in a Monday tweet. Underwear model Justin Gaston is playing Johnston.
Rikers in Francais changes tout (Franglish for Rikers in French changes everything)
“Even Rikers seems prettier in French?” — Politico‘s Meredith Shiner in reaction to AFP‘s Stephane Jordain who wrote: “DSK emprisonné à Rikers Island, au large du Queens (AFP).”
AP Style touts cuisine
“The @APStylebook updates are making me hungry: amuse-bouche, Beaujolais, couscous, kielbasa, sashimi, tzatziki.” — CQ Roll Call‘s David Meyers in a Monday tweet regarding AP Stylebook’s brand new Food Guidelines section.
And the DSK jokes begin…
“Euro Zone endorses Draghi as head of the European Central Bank. No word on if he chases maids down the hall.” — RedState Editor and CNN Contributor Erick Erickson in a Monday tweet in reference to Italy’s Mario Draghi. The not quite so funny part is that IMF Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn is being held without bail on rape charges.
Journo suffers asthma attack
“First asthma attack of the year. Dammit. Can think of better ways of starting the morning.” — NPR Online Producer Andy Carvin in a Tuesday morning tweet.
A new day, a new political sex scandal
“So basically, this is a bad week in men.” — Bloomberg TV’s Lizzie O’Leary in a Tuesday morning tweet in reaction to former Cali Gov. Arnold Schrwarzenegger fathering a love child with a member of the couple’s household staff a decade ago. Causing NJ‘s Susan Davis to say: “Hasta la visa baby!”
D.C. journo compliments Grenier
“Just watched Teenage Paparazzo–damn good documentary, nice work, I’m impressed.” — The Daily Caller‘s Alex Pappas in a Monday tweet to actor Adrian Grenier. Oh….by the way? Pappas is back at The Daily Caller after about five months away at The Washington Examiner.