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Travel Bitches With Politico‘s Jake Sherman

The scene on Sunday. 

4:52 p.m.: “As I sit waiting for a crew at Dulles I am reminded why I am so glad I hardly ever fly @united anymore.”

4:56 p.m.: “A meeting of the minds: @united flight attendant completely missing.”

4:59 p.m.: “I hate Dulles.”


Person who shockingly retweeted The Mirror‘s 5 Dumbest Tweets of the Week: talk show and military veteran Montel Williams, who unceremoniously blocked me last week. Maybe it was an accident?

Number of graphs dedicated to Hillary Clinton’s book in Sunday’s Politico Playbook by Mike Allen: 17. Who says she doesn’t get along with the press?


Deep Thoughts With a BuzzFeed editor 

“Being an adult means losing and having to search for your keys, wallet and phone every day.” — Samir Mezrahi, deputy social media editor, BuzzFeed.

Are you smarter than the NYT

“Not to be that person, but the NYT crossword puzzle was kind of ridiculously easy today.” — Cara Rubinsky, an AP reporter based in Chicago.

Interesting discovery about The Washington Post 


WHAT THE HELL? “News app equivalent of ‘gone fish in'” — BuzzFeed‘s White House correspondent Evan McMorris-Santoro.

Dirty conversation between a magazine and a journalist

Robert Stacy McCain is a conservative blogger. 

The Atlantic: “Let’s talk about female orgasms.”

Robert Stacy McCain: “And then enjoy a cigarette.”

WaPo columnist talks eye boogers

“Best part of day: Every morning when Murphy comes up to me to have her sharp eye boogers removed.” — WaPo “humor” columnist Gene Weingarten.

A “devastating” breech of journalism 

“Exclamation point instead of question mark is the most devastating typo.” — The Daily Beast‘s Olivia Nuzzi.

God help us survive LOL, BRB, ETC…

“In Miami there is a bar called LOL” — Jim Swift, assistant editor, The Weekly Standard.

Slanted journalism? 

“Once again Newsbusters is running a half-assed transcript service with anti-Obama slant. Bad journalism as usual.” — MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams. See the story he linked to here.