Quote of the Day:
“Fine. I’m sorry for slavery. Now will you all just stay in Africa with #ebola, please?”
— GotNews editor-in-chief Charles C. Johnson.
The rantings of WaPo‘s poop reporter
“You, personally, are an idiot, you are ugly and do not smell good, and I demand that you unfollow me now.” A few minutes later… “(I actually lost a couple of followers after the last tweet!).” — WaPo‘s “humor” columnist Gene Weingarten.
Ronan Farrow’s complicated feelings for Oprah continue
TV pundit gets asked a very personal question
When asked, “Y do ur eyebrows never move?” CNN contributor Ana Navarro replied, “No Botox…yet! BUT I reserve my right to get it when need it.”
What does this Mother Jones editor not give a f–k about?
“Obviously the death penalty’s bad bc they keep killing innocent people but in situations when they’re just out monsters, I don’t give a fuck.” — Mother Jones engagement editor Ben Dreyfuss.
And now for some news that doesn’t involve politics
“Another Bachelor couple is kaput.” — Jennifer Weiner. See who it is here.
The latest on Neetzan Zimmerman and Whisper… Are the privacy accusations against the site merited? Are they bullshit? And what does any of this have to do with BuzzFeed? See here.
Journo apologizes for spelling errors
“I apologize for the two typos in the previous tweet, I get excited and careless when taylor swift enters the equation.” — The Daily Beast‘s Asawin Suebsaeng.
“There’s a guy shouting outside my window at the top of his lungs about the Redskins win. #httr i guess…?” — Politico‘s Jake Sherman.
CNBC contributor with hard-to-spell surname has moment of relief
“I get mentioned in this big Politico piece. Even better now that my name is correctly spelled.” — AEI and CNBC contributor James Pethokoukis.