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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger

 Bragging rights 

“The President of the States spoke to only one show after his State of the Union address. You happen to be watching it right now.” — CNN’s Jake Tapper, host of “The Lead,” boasting of a big post SOTU interview he had with President Obama in Waukesha, Wis.

On women and weight issues 

“Every woman looks in the mirror and sees Chris Christie.” — The Daily Caller‘s Patrick Howley.

F%&k the owl, how’s the bus? 

“The media keeps reporting that the snow owl is in ‘stable condition’ after hitting a bus. But the media won’t tell us how the bus is doing.” — C-SPAN Communications Director Howard Mortman.

Famous last words…

“My aversion to cameras protects me from doing so many stupid things.” — TheBlaze‘s T. Becket Adams.

Life wisdom with Marion Barry

“Show the world what you are made of.You w/be more proud than the day u bought the team, for this will be the day that you redeemed the team.” — D.C. Councilman Marion Barry.

Gayle King questions Nurtisystem spokesman’s fatness 

On @CBSThisMorning @GayleKing asks Nutrisystem spokesman Dan Marino about his weight loss: “Were you Fatty McFatFat?” — The Hill‘s Judy Kurtz.

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace has done what? 

“Nicolle Wallace has written three… THREE novels about a ‘First Dude?’ Who is her lit agent?” — Mediaite‘s Noah Rothman.

The Nation founder forgives CNN’s Justin Bieber coverage 

“Forgiving @CNN for wall to wall Justin B coverage — now have great The British Invasion documentary!!” — The Nation‘s Katrina vanden Heuvel.

RNC flack wants status in chili contest 

“If you are a judge for a chili cook-off is it okay to have everyone refer to you as Your Honor?” — RNC Spokesman Sean Spicer.

Travel Bitches 

@DeltaAssist the 9am didn’t have a pilot – canceled. 10am had no functioning plane – canceled. Whadaya got planned for 11am? Excited!” — CNN’s Tapper.

Happy Birthday to Politico’s Dylan Byers BuzzFeed’s Katherine Miller