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Morning Mirror

Self-appointed media critic 

“Stephanie Cutter on CrossFire is an AWFUL host.” — Houston Chronicle political blogger Kathleen McKinley.


A Beastly Goodbye 

Tina Brown: “Au revoir beloved Beast! Stay roaring under great new leader @JohnAvlon! Could not be more proud of what we accomplished these past 5 years!”

John Avlon: “Thanks to the fearless founder of The Beast – @TheTinaBeast. Here’s to the adventure ahead! Honored to work with such a great talented team.”

Journo trapped in inexplicable D.C.  traffic jam

“Seriously, what is going on on Constitution Ave?!?! Not moving AT ALL.” — Amy Walter, National Editor, Cook Political Report.

What color is Santa? 

“Santa’s skin color is ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.” — Yahoo! News‘ Chris Moody.


Life pearl of wisdom 

“Apparently, if you have a regular suit and you get too fat for it, it doesn’t automatically become a slim fit suit.” — Politico‘s Byron Tau.

Convo Between Two D.C. Dudes: Journo has gay groupies 

TPM‘s Igor Bobic: “I’ve just been informed that apparently I have gay following. I can’t even.”

Tim Miller, exec director, America Rising PAC: “@igorbobic huge following. Heard you called Igaga at Nellies the other week.”

The C-SPAN Tweet Heard Around the World

“Watching an old C-SPAN video where they take Internet questions and you can hear the AOL dial up in the background.” — BuzzFeed‘s Andrew Kaczynski, with perhaps the geekiest observation known to mankind. Yahoo‘s Moody replied, “A thousands favorites for that tweet.”


Politician caught eating nuts 

“Tough not eating at holiday parties.Phil Mendelson caught me taking some nuts from a bowl at a party in Shaw.” — DC Councilman Tommy Wells

Reporter must re-teach her phone her name

“Restored my iPhone so now I have to go once again teach my autocorrect that my name is not misspelled.” — National Journal‘s Elahe Izadi.


CNN ruins ‘Homeland’ for editor 

“Thx alot CNN for ruining the end of Homeland which I didn’t get a chance to watch last night!” — Roll Call Deputy Editor Emily Pierce.

Spencer Ackerman prepares us for his “rare” outfit

“Catch me on @OutFrontCNN talking Google robots & then @allinwithchris talking NSA, all while executing the rare blazer-cardigan combination.” — The Guardian‘s Spencer Ackerman.