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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Quote of the Day:

“There’s a town in Indiana called French Lick. If you’re gonna go all right wing anti-sexual freedom, maybe change that first.”

— CNN contributor and professional abortion bowler Sally Kohn over the weekend, criticizing Indiana’s new religious freedom law.

Mystery passenger on Air Force I drinks beer at 9 in the morning

“Marine One touched down at Joint Base Andrews at 9:41 a.m.
POTUS bounded down the steps at 9:45. We’re headed for warmer climes. Up the AF1 steps moments later.
 You can tell this is a non work trip became someone forward of the press cabin ordered 3 beers at 9:26 am.”  
— Weekend White House pool report by WSJ‘s Byron Tau.
Reporting on the White House can be so iffy 
“POTUS also hugged a woman with Terry (whose name was either Elizabeth or Melissa Tegan; I can investigate if someone must know) and her six-year old son, Wyatt.”
— Weekend White House pool report by HuffPost‘s Jen Bendery.
Perez Hilton dismisses Jamie Fox’ commentary as “transphobic” 
“Boo! Shame on you #iHeartAwards for allowing @iamjamiefoxx to be transphobic on national television! Those #BruceJenner jokes were wrong!!!” — Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton.
“Trying to remember how I procrastinated instead of getting kitchen ready for passover before Twitter.” — Joanne Kenen, health editor, Politico.
Another Confessional. 
“To be in your late 20s is to swing wildly between feeling like you’re insanely capable and like you have no goddamn idea what you’re doing.” — Hayes Brown, World News Editor, BuzzFeed.
Where to turn for news: WHO KNOWS? 
“Noticing a clear uptick in crazy on the left. Smears, dishonesty, lies. Right continues to be bananas. Where should sane people meet up?” — Dave Rubin, The Rubin Report.
Chris Hayes spends his “Spring Break” thinking about The Daily Caller
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Sam Dealey gets shout-out in new Andrew Cuomo biography 
The former Washington Times editor turned up in the Acknowledgments section of The Contender by Michael Shnayerson. Dealey is managing principal at Monument Communications, a strategic communications and political ad agency.
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Daily Beast’s Olivia Nuzzi blasts Gawker 
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“She’s dead, you assholes.” — Olivia Nuzzi on Gawker resurrecting a 2010 story about Peaches Geldof in which she is very much alive. She is now very much dead after a 2014 heroin overdose.