Quote(s) of the Day:
“Any charges of that sort would be absurd, the product of fertile and twisted imaginations. We are left to repeat our call on the Iranian government to release Jason [Rezaian], and in the meantime, we are counting on his lawyer to mount a vigorous defense”
— Marty Baron, executive editor, WaPo, as reported by the AP.
“I gave my taxi driver this morning this address: 1 Pierrepont Plaza, Brooklyn. His response: The Clinton Building?” — CNN’s Mark Preston.
Brian Stelter gets TV advice from his mom
My tipster remarked, “I got a headache from my eye roll.”
“I woke up this morning to 101 notifications on facebook — my grandmother just joined!” — Politico‘s Brussels-based Tara Palmeri.
Brent Bozell doesn’t think much of Chuck Todd
“Dumbest @chucktodd question EVER? Asks Hugh Hewitt if the GOP ‘obsession’ w/beating Hillary is ‘too much?” — Media Research Center‘s Brent Bozell. A minute later: “Hey Chuck Todd: Do you expect the Republicans to just roll over and coronate her like the Democrats are doing? We must stop Hillary.”
Hillary’s disturbingly nice treatment of the media
“Clinton aide delivering breakfast to media staking out Brooklyn HQ.” — Alex Seitz-Wald, MSNBC political reporter.
Sam Stein cracks on BuzzFeed
“How our nation’s first 25 presidents would have announced their candidacies on twitter… a buzzfeed post coming to you.” — HuffPost‘s Sam Stein.
Tommy Christopher has a message for Wikileaks
“Yeah, Wikileaks, you thought up THE ARROW. Blow me.” — The Daily Banter‘s White House correspondent Tommy Christopher.
Hillary’s campaign for the White House officially begins
“New office view!” — Jennifer Palmieri, aide to Hillary Clinton.
“Happy Monday! Cherry blossoms via Jen Johnson.” — Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist, ABC News. Johnson is a travel photog featured in WaPo, The Weather Channel, ABC7, NBC Washington, Fox5DC, Sun Sentinel and more.