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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Quote of the Day:

“Amuses me when trolls are offended I don’t remember them! Trolls aren’t worth remembering.”

Montel Williams, activist, ex-talk show host.

From the campaign trail…

“Rand Paul, a cocktail in each hand, says he isn’t doing media today.” — Sam Youngman, political reporter for the Lexington, Ky. Herald-Leader.

The Media Critic 

“CNN’s Sunday show today: Let’s have a bunch of people who aren’t from Baltimore on to talk about Baltimore.” — Reid Epstein, WSJ.

Sign of the times 

“Just got a snapchat from my mom meaning it’s time to find a new thing.” — WaPo race protest activist Wesley Lowery.

Washington Post reporter threatens to punch TV at airport

“Fox News is on at the airport. They’re talking about Baltimore. If you read about my arrest for punching a television, you’ll know why.” — Radley Balko, WaPo.


“Time Magazine included Kanye and Kim on their 100 Most Influential People list. What a wonderful time to be alive.” — David Katzman, psychedelic novelist.

The Observer

“Ben Carson looks like a Christian motivational speaker with that weird double mic situation he’s got goin on.” — BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton.

Royal baby name trash talk 

“If Kate takes my baby name we are gonna have some very unnecessary and improbable, impossible words.” — Christine Teigen, who recently attended the White House Correspondents’ Dinner with her husband, John Legend.

Ronan Farrow weighs in on baby’s name 

“Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, but she’s clearly a Samantha.” — MSNBC’s Farrow.

Sarcasm is…

“That curfew is really working out well in Baltimore.” — conservative radio host Laura Ingraham.