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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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With Grindr comes gonorrhea and chlamydia

 “Guys who meet up on Grindr are 25% more likely to get gonorrhea and 37% more likely to get chlamydia” — Scott Bixby. See the story in The Daily Beast here.

The infamous traveler is going to Africa

“Pals plan african vaca. just learned the itinerary includes climbing kilimanjaro! really? sometimes it’s hard for me to climb into bed.” — Stephen Tschida.

Editor awake until 4 a.m. — how come?

“A car slammed into a telephone pole across from my home last night. Went out to inspect, call cops. Up til abt 4am. This reporter is sleepy.” — Defense One‘s Kevin Baron.

Convo Between Two Journos

NYT‘s Farhad Manjoo: “With Uber, Fewer Reasons To Own A Car.”

FNC’s Lauren Ashburn: “Broke my wrist and a, [sic] taking it everywhere. Just yesterday I thought, I really don’t need a car!”

“In politics, it’s never good when your name becomes a verb. To wit: ‘Cantored’ — meaning to be unexpectedly knocked from a high spot.” — WaPo‘s Chris Cillizza on House Maj. Leader Eric Cantor having the “Worst Week in Washington.”

“Daylight Shooting on the block. Summer has officially arrived round the way.” — BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton.

Are Weigel’s gadgets on the fritz? 

“I mean, goddamn it. You throw your plans into the calendar. You sync. You go out and have to search email to find the unsynced info.” — Slate‘s Dave Weigel.

Sen. Cruz’s communications advisor cannot stand Hillary Clinton

“Reporters say Hillary is ‘out of practice.’ What? She has been on world stage for how long? She’s out-of-touch and hostile. Like always — Sen. Cruz’ Amanda Carpenter. She’s the author of The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy’s Dossier on Hillary Rodham Clinton. 


Dana Loesche and Ben Howe.