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Quote of the Day:

“If someone tells you your fat is beautiful, they despise you and care nothing for your happiness or sex life. They want you to be alone.”

Breitbart NewsMilo Yiannopoulos.


How could you Wes? 

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Reporter receives rather impersonal invite to college reunion 

“So I received an invite to my college reunion addressed to ‘Alan Bjerga or current resident.’ So if I didn’t live here but some random person got the invite, that person should go to my college reunion?” — Bloomberg‘s Alan Bjerga.

This Politico journalist is having a bad day 

“South FL fun: getting new credit/debit card after old 1’s # stolen/skimmed; having internet killed ’cause service is billed to old/dead card.” — Florida Politico Playbook writer Marc Caputo.

The Observer 

“I’m really enjoying the intersection of campaigns and beer this cycle. Hope it continues. Also bring me back some.” — NPR’s Juana Summers.

Don’t hate this editor because his hair is beautiful 

“Well the day is looking up if my crisply parted hair is any indication.” —  Neal Dewing, The Federalist.

Journo veteran calls out “stupid” headline 

“I know I’ve written bad headlines, but this is just stupid: ‘What are the main motorcycle gangs I should know about?'” — Jim Roberts, executive editor, chief content officer, Mashable.


“Smart guy at passport office buttering up the agent: ‘Have you read the reviews of this office on Yelp? They’re all A+'” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley.

Writer finds hope in the weather 

“Just when I was about to give up hope on DC weather, there’s a morning like this. Perfect for human and canine alike.” — NationalReviewOnline‘s Jonah Goldberg.

Thank You For Sharing

“I’ve decided to pull an @EliLake and respond to all my hate mail with ‘I appreciate your passion.'” — WSJ‘s Byron Tau.


“Headed back home to Cleveland for a few days. If you’re there/around let me know (DMs are open) & ping me w/anything that needs covered.” — WaPo‘s Wesley Lowery.

What’s Charles Johnson up to? 

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