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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Quote of the Day:

“Giuliani is a Kardashian now. You enter that element of politics where you are so desperate for attention … the only reason we’re talking about him right now is because of what he said. And that kind of rhetoric is very bad for this country right now.”

Martin Short, an actor and comedian who appeared on Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore, discussing former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani‘s nasty comments about President Obama not loving his country.

The 411 on Sen. Orrin Hatch and the Oscars

“Sorry spectacle last night with Travolta working so hard to prove he’s not a homosexual.” — Steven Dennis, White House correspondent and Senate editor, CQ Roll Call.


Geraldo declares the Oscars irrelevant 

“The snubbing of @AmericanSniper by elitists in the @TheAcademyAward was rewarded by the lowest ratings in six years. Onward to irrelevance.” — FNC’s Geraldo Rivera.

Will Emily finally get her gun? 

“The police chief decided my DC gun carry permit! Tune in 10:30pm @fox5newsdc for her answer.” — Fox5’s Emily Miller.

Looking for trouble in all the wrong places 

“Neil Munro: ‘A-M-N-E-S-T-Y.’ Reid: ‘You’re making things up young man.'” — Burgess Everett, Politico congressional reporter.

The strangest email has appeared in my inbox today: “YOU ARE INVITED TO BLOG BASH 2015!”

The Decider

“Sorry spectacle last night with Travolta working so hard to prove he’s not a homosexual.” — Breitbart NewsJohn Nolte.


“I scour Twitter every day, looking for that one-in-a-million opportunity to RT someone while adding ‘true, if huge.'” — Olivier Knox, Yahoo! News.

Confessional 2

“It’s that moment in the day when you find yourself asking, ‘Jesus Christ, how much time did I just spend on that fucking photoshop?'” — Mother Jones Engagement Editor Ben Dreyfuss, son of YOU KNOW WHO.



“So thirsty but there’s a press conference in the room with the water cooler. Life is hard.” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley.