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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger

Quote of the Day:

“I find all the bragging about who scooped something a short amount of time before others to be the most irritating part of journalism.”

HuffPost‘s Elise Foley.

Luke Russert chooses prison over chaperoning class trip 

“Current dinner debate– 3 days in a minimum security prison or chaperoning a 5 day class trip to NYC of 200 8th graders–I lean prison.” — NBC’s Luke Russert.

Travel Bitches

“Was @AmericanAir this incompetent before the US Air merger, or is that miserable piece of garbage basically airline syphilis?” — BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton. He explained, “4 minutes ago
Oh @AmericanAir I’m easy to find. Im stuck in the hoopty of a goddamn plane you put on the tarmack at bwi.”

Confessional I. 

“I ran a 5K this morning out of the blue and thought I might die.” — HuffPost‘s Jennifer Bendery.

Some things never BLOW over 

“I tried to argue politely with him on Twitter once and he got angry and blocked me.” — National Review‘s Charles C.W. Cooke. He’s talking about NYT columnist Charles Blow.

You won’t believe who’s filling in for Bill Press today 

“’Holy mother of God.’” – @Jimmyspolitics, upon learning that @timkmak and @swin24 are hosting the show on Friday.” — Peter Ogburn, executive producer of “The Bill Press Show.” The characters in this tweet are MSNBC contributor and BlueNationReview‘s editor Jimmy Williams along with The Daily Beast‘s Tim Mak and Asawin Suebsaeng.

Does Washington have cooties? 

“Never have I seen as many hand sanitizers in public places as I have this week in DC. I feel like this says something deeper re Washington.” — Sheera Frenkel, cybersecurity reporter, BuzzFeed.

Chris Cuomo wants to avoid shrinkage as much as possible 

“‘6’2’ and trying to avoid shrinking – that’s why training in 40’s is very important.” — CNN “New Day” Co-host Chris Cuomo.

Confessional II. 

“LOL…Truth be told, I wear flip-flops at home.” — WaPo‘s Jonathan Capehart.

BuzzFeed‘s India Bureau Chief has insomnia 

“Feeling dumb because I’ve been trying for two decades and still haven’t figured out how to sleep at night and wake up in the morning.” — Rega Jha.

Can’t he DM this? 

“@iowahawkblog did you get my email?” — Commentary Mag’s John Podhoretz.