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Reporter to the masses: ‘I am kicking ass’ 

“Oh I know this annoys people but send me some research money. Because I am kicking ass. #mssen” — Got News’ Charles Johnson. And this whopper: “I will post 2 photos that r really cool in like an hour & change, people. Let me treat my queen. I love my wife unlike your senator. #mssen.” (He’s referring to Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), whose wife has been bedridden with dementia in a nursing home for nearly a decade.) 

Journo takes his mouth to the bank 

“I put my money where my mouth is (I had my mouth surgically removed and placed in a safety deposit box at my local bank).” — BuzzFeed‘s Samir Mezrahi.

How about this for the State of the Union? 

“Gross story, but the woman who stopped this guy should be invited to the next State of the Union if you ask me.” — Vaughn Sterling, CNN senior producer for “The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer.” The story concerns a woman who chased a voyeur who was filming up women’s skirts at a mall in West Hartford, Conn.

Hillary Watch

“Both Clintons are massive beneficiaries of Wall Street cash. Tell me again how this won’t be an issue?” — Politico‘s Ben White.

The Instigator

“Libs are still angry I pointed out religious liberty trumps their desire for employer subsidized consequence free sex. Poor dears.” — RedState‘s Erick Erickson.

Uh oh

“Hide your kids, hide your wife. Rob Ford is back on the campaign trail.” — Business Insider‘s Hunter Walker.

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes eavesdropping is absolutely boring 

“Eavesdropping on a woman giving an absolutely spot-on synthesis of the Hobby Lobby holding to her boyfriend. He tells her SCOTUS is right.” — Hayes.

Life Wisdom From Donna Brazile

“If you’re feeling hot right now, listen to some music on your porch. Start with the Isley Brothers great hit “Summer Breeze.” #cool” — CNN and ABC’s Donna Brazile.

Twitter Narcissus: Salon loves to retweet itself 

“The fact that sometimes @Salondotcom just retweets @Salon is the best thing of all.” — The Federalist‘s senior editor Mollie Hemingway. Note to readers: Salondotcom is a parody account.


Maybe he shouldn’t have had a V8? 

“If you drink a bunch of V8 vegetable juice before going to bed you have some messed up, violent dreams. SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE..” — Mother Jones‘ Asawin Suebsaeng.


“I prefer to look like a lunatic during normal business hours. I prefer to look like a lunatic during normal business hours.” — The Daily Beast‘s Olivia Nuzzi.