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Politico Gossip Columnist Says Relax, There Will Be No Takedowns

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Politico has yet to officially unleash its new gossip columnist on this town.

But that never stops a new columnist — especially in Washington, where real New York City-style gossip is a genre on life support — from getting good press even before she starts.

Kate Glassman Bennett, who will write “KGB File,” gave an interview to Famous DC in which she tells readers to relax — there will be no takedowns. [RELATED: Can Politico Keep A Gossip Columnist Anyone Wants To Read And Keep Its Advertisers?]

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Had the lethal Nikki Finke accepted Politico‘s offer, there would have been no breathing, or deep breathing for that matter. [RELATED: Will Nikki Finke, A ‘Raging Ball of Crazy,’ Make It Harder For Politico To Suck Up To Washington]

But you had better watch what you wear out to cocktail parties (here’s looking at you Bloomberg Politics‘ Dave Weigel or The Daily Banter‘s Tommy Christopher) or you could find yourself on a what not to wear list.