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Quote of the Day:

“Tonight I am praying for peace & safety for all in Baltimore, & for Freddie Gray’s family – his death is a tragedy that demands answers. -H”

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Democratic presidential hopeful.

Two Daily Caller reporters are bloodied in Baltimore

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WaPo columnist attacked in Baltimore

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PBS’ Gwen Ifill: ‘You are supposed to be unsettled’ 

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Quick question from a politician’s wife

“Where is @WhiteHouse in stopping this Baltimore mess? This is simply not ok!” — Cindy McCain, wife of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). “I just don’t think burning down Baltimore and looting businesses is the answer.”

Solid advice

“Grab the kids and the dog and hightail it outta Baltimore – Place is burning and cops retreating.” — GOP consultant Cheri Jacobus.

As Baltimore riots heated up Monday night, BuzzFeed published this listicle 

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ABC reporter screws up and apologizes 

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Still, Martin O’Malley spokeswoman Lis Smith wasn’t too pleased. 

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One journalist calls for another’s ouster

“Anyone that encourages rioting should not be given air time. @cnn should remove Marc Lamont Hill.”– ABC News analyst Matthew Dowd. Hill, a CNN commentator, reportedly remarked that it is okay “to assert our right to have righteous rage in the face of state violence.” Marc Lamont Hill stressed that “we shouldn’t be killing people,” but said there should not be calm tonight. He said the people have a right to be mad because of “police terrorism.” He continued, “I think we should be strategic in how we riot.”

Watch the conversation… between CNN’s Van Jones and Marc Lamont Hill here.

Travel Bitches 

“Dude on my flight won’t stop talking to me. He’s also just taken two beers to the head before they even announced flight instructions.” — Marc Lamont Hill, CNN commentator, host of HuffPost Live.


“Perhaps instead of throwing my computer across the room in response to some of the Baltimore coverage I will just go to sleep.” — former HuffPost media reporter Jack Mirkinson.

The Observer

“The average person woke up today, made breakfast, kissed their children, and went to work #BaltimoreRiots.” — Washington Free Beacon‘s Bill McMorris.

And in drastically unrelated TV drama news…

“Raise your hand if you’ve already signed this petition to bring McDreamy back!” — US Weekly Magazine.