The Mirror

Evening Mirror

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger

Quote of the Day:

“If your overriding priority is not to offend people or make them uncomfortable, you’re doing journalism wrong.”

Washington Free Beacon‘s Lachlan Markay.

No Zzzzz’s for these journos

“Allergies got me up right now. Who else up?” — New York Magazine editor Abraham Riesman at 4:54 a.m. today.

“Thank god I’m awake because I almost slept for a full hour.” — The Daily Beast‘s Olivia Nuzzi at 4:54 a.m. today.

“My body is confused about all this going to bed at reasonable hours and now refuses to go back to sleep ugh what do you even do at this hour.” — New York Post Page Six’s Delia Paunescu, at 4:21 a.m. on Jan. 10.

Humblebrag 

“Okay, I guess I should leave the office now.” — TheBlazeOliver Darcy at 4:31 a.m. on Jan. 10.

Possible future Prez says some women on Celebrity Apprentice are “crazy” 

“Some of the women on Celebrity Apprentice are absolutely crazy – maybe the wildest thing ever on reality television. Watch tonight!” — Donald Trump.

Office trauma

“There is a baby in this office crying and i want to go cuddle it so bad but i dont know who the baby belongs to so i probably shouldn’t.” — BuzzFeed‘s Tracy Clayton.

Pearl of wisdom 

“Be nice to your media reporters. Any of them could end up on the NYT media desk at this rate,” said publicist. –BuzzFeed Chief of Staff Ashley McCollum.

Sh*t People Tweet

“When you go to the bathroom and the toilet has two buttons to choose from you really feel like you’re living your best life.” — Jen Doll, writer, Mental Floss, author of the newly released Save the Date.

Real life confessional. 

“The smelly crap your downstairs neighbors cook every night, wafting thru the building. Easily my least fav thing about living in a city.” — BuzzFeed‘s Dorsey Shaw.

Online Living 

“I am always a little taken aback by seemingly normal, average people who violently wish for my death & have pictures with family in bios.” — GotNewsCharles Johnson.

How to piss people off in one tweet 

“Given how many people are raped in college, I’m amazed the President wants to send more people there.” — RedState‘s Erick Erickson.

Political wisdom on Romney V. Bush from Roger Stone

“Ed Rollins says Romney will Beat Bush – so that means Romney is fucked and Bush will win.” — GOP strategist and author Roger Stone.