The Onion‘s hilarious take on the SOTU…Read here.
WHAT?! Grimm once threw a reporter out of his office…Personal accounts like this from reporters should turn up far more often. Evan Ratliff, CEO of The Atavist, writes a pretty juicy anecdote for The New Yorker today, recalling an incident in which Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) kicked him out of his office and called him a liar who was working on a “chop job.” You’ve gotta read this.
MSNBC editor says Grimm story nothing but latest shiny object… Domenico Montanaro, deputy political editor, says the story regarding Grimm has taken on a “life of its own.” He details past SOTU ‘shiny object’ moments. See here.
And like clockwork, Grimm eventually apologizes for his grim behavior… See the NY1 report here. They interviewed NY1 reporter Michael Scotto, who told the network he believes the congressman’s apology was sincere. Hmmm….
Assessing the first lady’s SOTU dress… HuffPost wonder’s why first lady Michelle Obama (or Mrs. O as they refer to her) chose a foreign designer for her SOTU forest green frock. Read more.
MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow is already offending people… Like a bunch of hosts before him — Alec Baldwin, Martin Bashir, Chris Matthews, Ed Schultz — seems like Ronan is making a seamless transition to the network as he pisses off conservative sites like Breitbart News and Washington Free Beacon. Breitbart‘s John Nolte suggests maybe there’s something in the water at NBC. Free Beacon reasons Ronan’s picking up where his predecessors left off. Read here and here.