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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Tweeting While Driving 

“Driving behind @rocklandsbbq truck is making me very hungry.” — Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief David Corn.


“I haven’t flown in six years — not sure a tiny regional plane was the way to ease back into it.” — Shani O. Hilton, deputy editor-in-chief, BuzzFeed.

Unusual Social Situation 

“So I’m at a wedding seated at a table full of dentists. Making conversation is like pulling teeth. #illbehereallnight‘ — Illya Shapiro, senior fellow, Cato Institute.

Is There a Quiet Car Judge in the House? 

“Need a Quiet Car ruling on aggressive, loud, repeated, throat-clearing. Every 90s or so. Excruciating.” — Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway‘s Congressional radio reporter.

Convo Between Two Journos

Wilson is a “GOP media guy” and Stanton is Washington Bureau Chief of BuzzFeed. 

Rick Wilson: “Slammed with work, and absolutely pumped for this new project.”

John Stanton: “I think you just sexted twitter by accident.”

Important Question to Ponder: “Are there people out there who actually find [HBO’s] Silicon Valley funny?” — TPM‘s Igor Bobic.

Confessional II.

“So my dad’s glucose level is still too high so he now has to inject himself every day with Gila monster venom Did not know that was a thing.” — Washington Examiner‘s Ashe Schow.

Trump Thinks Obama is Losing His Mind

“President Obama is losing on so many fronts, in fact all fronts, that I am concerned he will do something totally irrational. He can’t lead!” — Donald Trump, father figure to BuzzFeed‘s McKay Coppins (joking, of course).

Breakfast in Bed With a Sexist Twist 

“Got breakfast in bed this morning because heteronormative patriarchy.” — conservative blogger Robert Stacy McCain.

Watch Out New Mexico! 


“New Mexico. Finally. #beckroadtrip” — Glenn Beck

Hillary’s Hair History 


A WORD ON HILLARY’s HAIR:”The first word of the first-ever profile of Hillary Clinton was about her hair.” — NYT’s Nick Confessore with the accompanying photograph.