Media writer calls bullshit on “exclusives”
“The journalistic lexicon abounds with terms designed to keep reporters’ and editors’ egos as plump, firm and purple as a ripe eggplant.” – Reuters media writer Jack Shafer, who thinks “exclusives” are about as common as sitting on a public toilet. Read the full story here.
Comedian has gaydar
“Speaking of former lesbians, you know who’s a future lesbian? Mrs. Anthony Weiner.” — CBS’s David Letterman on Huma Abedin. His joke was a springboard off New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, who is a proclaimed former lesbian.
“Chris Hayes looks like he should eat more red meat. Kind of a sickly looking little fellah.” – TheBlaze’s Washington bureau business reporter T. Becket Adams.
“I admire USAir’s austere disdain for passenger comfort / convenience. Makes us stronger, harder.” – Daily Beast‘s David Frum.
Did someone say chlamydia?
“About 110,000 people contract chlamydia each month, more than signed up for Obamacare. Obamacare is less popular than chlamydia.” – Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) as reported by BuzzFeed.
“How do people look at themselves in the mirror while claiming that Obama’s problem was that he ‘didn’t clarify’ about ppl losing plans?” – RedState‘s Ben Howe, clearly trying to get into the “Morning Mirror”!
BuzzFeed reporter needs to bantu knot her hair
“So I need to pack, wash my hair & bantu knot it. gonna be up til my plane leaves in the morning.” – BuzzFeed‘s Brokey McPoverty, who came up with the “How does Obama smell” question for the last “BuzzFeed Brews” in a Washington bar with few ex-Obama aides, Tommy Vietor and Jon Favreau.
“At a panel discussion about DC preschool options because
#ThisTown” – Politico‘s Blake Hounshell.
Now this is awwwkward
Free Beacon‘s Adam Kredo: “I’ve been waiting years to say this: Hey,
@HuffPostMedia, there’s a typo in your piece about a guy who put a fire hose in his butt.”