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Quote of the Day:

“‘Seriously don’t even say the name Emily Miller or she’ll block you,’ jabbed Peter Ogburn.”

— From a story on Fox5’s Emily Miller in the New York Daily News. Miller is under siege for discrepancies in an alleged home invasion and a newly acquired police report obtained by WaPo. Peter Ogburn is executive producer of the “Bill Press Show.”

Weather Tales: This journo was the sole rider on her bus

“Normal bus route isn’t running due to snow so took alternate. Literally only person on bus. Poor driver.” — Washington Examiner‘s Ashe Schow.


Late night with Hillary Rodham Clinton 

“I want the public to see my email. I asked State to release them. They said they will review them for release as soon as possible.” — Hillary Clinton, the presumed Democratic presidential candidate for 2016, in a tweet Wednesday night at 11:35 p.m.

Speaking of Hillary…

“Don’t believe the stuff about Hillary Clinton, she’s got to run for president, it’s in the plans.” — morning radio host Tom Joyner.

MSNBC host: Who cares about Hillary’s emails? 

“Am I the only one who could care less Hillary used her personal email? How about we focus on whether or not she’d make a good President…?” — MSNBC “The Cycle” co-host Abby Huntsman.

Ben Carson blues 

“This was the day that Ben Carson moved from ‘guy who will never be president’ to ‘guy who will never be president.'” — Bloomberg PoliticsDave Weigel.

This Town author pleads for fake Twitter account for Chelsea Clinton alias 

“Chelsea used the alias ‘Diane Reynolds.’ Fake Twitter account, please /Being in Clinton Email Domain a Mark of Status.” — NYT Mag’ Mark Leibovich.

In related matters…

“So being gay is not normal but unbridled rage towards gay people is somehow. #GotIt” — Lizz Winstead, comic, co-creator of The Daily Show.

TV host: “cable news is just a joke”

“It is beyond painful to watch stupid, wasteful discussions with so-called smart people on cable news. Just a joke.” — TV One’s Roland Martin, a former contributor to CNN.

A mini-lecture to reporters on black people…

“To the reporters who suddenly care about black people, ask more questions moving forward. Try trusting us like you trust white people.” — Deray McKessen. (We’ll go ahead and assume he’s referring to white reporters.)

Travel Bitches swathed in Catholicism 

“I gave up flight delays for Lent, but the gate agent says it doesn’t work that way. We live in a world bereft of religion.” — Slate and CBS’ John Dickerson.

Washington Examiner media reporter puts two and two together 

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Except…wait, Ali Akbar is a felon

“Charles C. Johnson just said I’m ‘a felon or someone who lives on foundation money’ Haha. Holy Kochs!” — Blog Bash organizer Ali Ackbar, who was convicted of credit card fraud. He says he doesn’t live on foundation money. Charles Johnson, who was fighting with Ali on Twitter Wednesday night, is editor of GotNews.

Did Montel Williams win an Oscar? 

“Truly blessed. I am where I am because of each of you. Know I’ve never forgotten that and I never will.” — Montel Williams, ex-daytime talk show host and veterans activist, at 11:25 p.m. Wednesday night.