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“One of your fans just threatened to chainsaw my whole family! Unblock me so we can discuss this!!!”

Breitbart News editor John Nolte said this during a Twitter fight with GOP consultant Rick Wilson. Read about the fight here.

Funny description of Trump’s hair…

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“My time at the Iowa State Fair was a 4 & 1/2 hour whirlwind of cowboy boots & deep fried desserts – loved it all.” — GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush.

Really Stupid Convo Between Two Journos

Lawrence O’Donnell works for MSNBC; Brian Stelter works for CNN. 

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A humblebrag from CNN’s Wolf Blitzer

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Something makes this journo want to cry 

“Just discovered that I can type html for hyperlinks with my eyes closed so I’m going to celebrate by going home and crying into my ice cream.” — Maxim‘s Jared Keller.

Watch out typos …. here she comes 

“The worst: Working on a story all day that is largely about a word that you always mis-type on the first few tries.” — CNN‘s Tal Kopan.

A message to the asshole at Farragut North Metro Station: 

“Dear A-hole at Farragut North Metro station: Congrats on boarding train as door closed. You knocked over older woman on escalator to make it. I took great pleasure in yelling at that jerk through the window of his Metro car and I hope he could read lips.” — ABC News correspondent Karen Travers.

Text to The Mirror: “Saw Wesley’s fat ass at Chopt. Ug.”


“Just took an Uber and was charged a DC Taxicab Commission fee. Anyone know why that is?” — Perry Stein.

Chris Hayes has an ‘intense’ reaction to theater

“Just saw Fun Home on Broadway and it might be the most intense emotional reaction I’ve ever had to a piece of theatre.” — MSNBC’s Hayes.

The Enraged Consumer 

“How do restaurants get away with selling tapas? It’s a scam. Little finger food for $6, $7, $8 per ‘plate.’ Customers are dumb.” — Washington Examiner‘s Eddie Scarry.

Congratulations to….

Dana Bash, who has been promoted to CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent.

“Such great news: @DanaBashCNN has been named @CNN Chief Political Correspondent. Dana is a ‘reporter’s reporter,’ unflappable and genuine.” — CNN’s Mark Preston.

Hey smokers, you won’t like this 

“Dear cigarette smokers, The world is not your ashtray. Saw many cig butts on the beautiful white sand beaches. Stop it! Me.” — Laura Fillault, RedState blogger.

The Observer

“Yep, both MSNBC and CNN are now covering the fact that Trump is one minute late reporting for jury duty.” — Jazz Shaw, weekend editor,


“I feel like I’ve been off the internet for weeks, which is probably the sign of a decent weekend.” — Chris Ziegler, deputy editor, The Verge.