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Hillary Clinton CNN townhall fallout 

“If I had a dollar for every time Hillary Clinton says “hard choices” in this town hall.” — Yahoo! News’ Meredith Shiner.

“Even if I don’t reenter politics…” –Hillary Clinton on CNN, now obviously signaling she’s running in 2016.” — HuffPost’s Jennifer Bendery.

“The @CNN townhall is a prime example of why major media should be excluded from #GOP debates. All spin, no honesty.” — Dan Gainor, veep of business and culture for Media Research Center.

Washington Weather Bitches 

“On the bright side, being outdoors today is good practice in case I need to swim a mile through warm gravy.” — writer Seth Michaels.

“So that’s what it feels like to run through soup.” — Vox Media‘s Sarah Kliff.

“Hey DC is this ur 3RD day of 90-plus temps?!!” — The Weather Channel’s Sam Champion.

There’s a urine smell in Penn Station? 

“Gross. Penn Station smells like piss.” — Washington Examiner‘s Ashe Schow.

FYI on child porn in Japan

“Even when Japan bans child porn, they still don’t ban it right away — you’ve got a month or more to trash your stash. What a world.” — Zach Noble, weekend editor at TheBlaze.

Dana Milbank catches heat for Heritage column  

@Milbank Did u forget the Heritage panel was being recorded! Like my Grandmother Ruth said if u are going to lie you need a good memory.” — Evan Gahr, D.C. freelancer and phone enthusiast. Read more on Milbank’s column in Politico here by Dylan Byers, who became something of a darling in the conservative media on Tuesday. Also: The Federalist‘s Mollie Hemingway rips Milbank to shreds. See here.

Godly inspiration 

“God has surprised me so many times that I’m no longer surprised by His surprises.” — ex-Breitbart News scribe and freelancer Lee Stranahan.


Thank You For Sharing 

“Reader email salutation: ‘hey, um, stupid'” — Politico congressional reporter Burgess Everett.

Travel Bitches 

“I’ve flown on small planes before, but never small enough that we had to board and taxi from economy parking.” — Mike Gehrke, pollster, recovery oppo guy.


HuffPost reporter mistaken for Taylor Swift

“A cashier just told me I look like Taylor Swift, or would if I wore red lipstick. This is not true, but it did make me want to leave a tip.” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley, a growing BFF to Daily Caller‘s Neil Munro.