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Darrell Issa: WATCH OUT 

“I think @DarrellIssa is fucking adorable and I want to sit on his face. #RealTime” — Sydney Elaine Leathers reacting to Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) appearing on HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher” Friday night.


Roland Martin cleans Twitter house 

“Using Super Bowl Sunday as a day to clean up my Twitter follows. If folks not saying a thing, no need for me to follow! #showmesomething”  — TV One’s Martin.

Could Ronan Farrow be POTUS? 

“Thinking @RonanFarrow should be President but then it might limit his time on twitter.” — Lobbyist Jack Quinn‘s wife Susanna Quinn.


Flack recalls Breitbart with fond memories of phone sweat 

“I remember being on the phone with @AndrewBreitbart at such length that my ear sweat from holding it there for so long.” — Ellen Carmichael, Capitol Hill flack and former spokeswoman to ex-presidential hopeful Herman Cain. The late Andrew Breitbart‘s birthday was over the weekend on Feb. 1.

BffkAJQCIAAFkH8Weigel angry over Seymour’s death

“Hoffman leaves behind three kids. Ugh, fuck this.” — Slate‘s Dave Weigel (the person we all look to for our Hollywood sudden death reporting).

And another take on Seymour’s passing…

“The only way that Philip Seymour Hoffman could have died in a manner more consistent with the characters he created would have been if he had died by auto-erotic asphyxiation.” — Tom Junod for Esquire. “…Would Matt Damon ever be found dead, with a syringe still hanging from his arm? Would George Clooney essentially eat himself to death? No, for the simple fact they both have way too much to lose.” Read the full story here.

Glenn Greenwald bashes NPR 

“Of all the media outlets that extend sycophantic & reverent treatment to national security officials, nobody beats NPR.” — independent journalist Greenwald.