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5 Dumbest Tweets of the Week

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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And now, the stupidest part of our week arrives…

Reporter pre-judges House of Cards

5. “I’ve never seen House of Cards but I agree with everyone who says it’s awful.” — Politico‘s Ben White, a newcomer to this awards list.

Senator finds inspiration in a snowflake 

4. “Let’s learn from snow flakes: individually each is beautiful yet fragile, together they are a powerful force of transformation.” — Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ).

Will you do takeout for V-Day or will you eat a pile of dirt? 

3. “Hey Washingtonians – has anyone decided to do takeout as opposed to go out on Valentine’s Day because of House of Cards?” — U.S. News & World Report’s “gossip” columnist Nikki Schwab.


Newsflash: Ezra Klein drinks decaf coffee

2. “According to my sources, Ezra Klein drinks only decaf.”Project X’s Matthew Yglesias, who linked to this story about Heath and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius having coffee with Klein, among some other liberal journos.


Random drug shout-out

1. “Quaaludes.” — The Washington Examiner’s online editor Justin Green. Asked for some context, Green replied, “Aren’t tweets better without context?”