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CLINTONLAND WON’T LIKE THIS…“The people who assume that she’s some kind of shoe-in because she is the best known candidate are wrong. A lot can happen. She may be old news. … People  in America like what’s new.” — Bloomberg View and MSNBC’s Jonathan Alter talking about former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton and a 2016 White House run the Hugh Hewitt radio show last  night.

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews kisses Eva Moscowitz’ ass 

Moscowtiz, who runs Success Academy Charter Schools, was a New York City Councilmember. She appeared on MSNBC’s “Hardball” Wednesday. At the close of the segment, Matthews profusely praised her prowess in the press.

“Eva, it’s great to have you on. By the way, I’ve never seen anyone get a better press [sic]. You get great press. Thank you Eva Moscowitz. You may well deserve it.” — Matthews.

HuffPost‘s Sam Stein sounds off about Twitchy 

“Best part about being mentioned on @twitchy is it’s always the same 10 or so people lobbing insults at me. I feel like we have a bond now.” — HuffPost Political Editor White House Correspondent Sam Stein. Twitchy hammered Stein Wednesday for tweeting, “Pretty remarkable that [Darrell] Issa cut off Cummings’ microphone.” Well, it was pretty remarkable as was Elijah Cummings‘ complete meltdown. Remarkable is not a word that expresses outrage. But if Stein wanted to elicit less foaming at the mouth of his conservative reporter pals, he might have opted to say a little more. See his Twitchy treatment here.

Finally an emoticon we can all get behind 

“Who knew #AshWednesday with this had an emoticon: +:)” — Pittsburgh Tribune-Review‘s Salena Zito.

BuzzFeed reporter questions the effectiveness of crunches

“I did like 100 crunches and leg lifts last night, and not a single ab this morning. Fuck this.” — Tracy Clayton (a.k.a. Brokey McPoverty), a reporter for BuzzFeed.

Pretty clever…

“There are two kinds of people in this world: those who finish what they start and” — Jezebel‘s Erin Ryan.

An observer of gym fashion: Josh Barro  

“Today in unacceptable workout attire: G-Star henley, distressed jeans, Timberlands, mohawk-mullet.” — NYT and MSNBC Contributor Josh Barro.


A warning from a reader about your bullshit headline 

“I’m NOT clicking on your story because you used an over-the-top headline in your email. #notsorry” — Sean Hackbarth, blogger for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.