QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“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…
“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.
A humblebrag from CNN’s Wolf Blitzer
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.
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.
“Yep, both MSNBC and CNN are now covering the fact that Trump is one minute late reporting for jury duty.” — Jazz Shaw, weekend editor, HotAir.com.
“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.