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Quote of the Day:

“When will Trump go away?”

Jennifer Rubin.


“If I write a memoir about my life as a reporter, I’m calling it ‘It’s Not Mean, It’s True.'” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley.

Don’t like chocolate? Stay away from this woman.

“I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t like chocolate. Putting you in the corner with those who store email servers in bathroom closets.” — Jedediah Bila.

Journo calls kids’ teachers out for being late 

“Idea: how about my kids’ 2 teachers who insisted on 50 lbs of school supplies each should both SHOW UP ON TIME ON 1st DAY OF SCHOOL.” — Politico Florida Playbook writer Marc Caputo.

And another who hates kids…and parents 

“Hey parents. 7pm on the nite before school starts is not the best time to buy notebooks & protractors for your dumb kids. Get out of my way!” — Houston Chronicle‘s Mike Glenn.

Editor cracks on Mika Brzezinski for blowing Trump’s horn  

“So @morningmika marvels at Trump’s success, but says Clinton’s campaign depends on people ‘not being smart.'” — National Journal editor Tim Grieve.


“Hello 2am . I have two fractures and a dislocated ankle. Won’t be able to walk on my own until Dec. Considering starting a newsletter.” — Jezebel senior reporter Natasha Vargas-Cooper.

Glenn Greenwald needs a toilet and fast 

“I may actually vomit if I hear one more Dem loyalist say that leaks of classified info is no big deal after all because too much is secret.” — The Intercept‘s Glenn Greenwald.

On language: the word ‘butthurt’ 

“‘Butthurt’ is homophobic in the sense that it does indeed cause homosexuals distress but otherwise no sorry.” — Breitbart NewsMilo Yiannopoulos.

Trump offers media conflicting views on taxes

Charles C.W. Cooke works for National Review, Zeke Miller is political reporter at TIME and Noah Rothman works for Commentary Magazine. 

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“It’s not just stream of consciousness. He doesn’t appear to know much about the distinctions.” — Rothman, assistant online editor, Commentary.

Well this explains something 

“‘Write drunk, edit sober,’ my Uncle Willie used to say.” — Blue Nation Review‘s Goldie Taylor, formerly of MSNBC.

The Observer

“I imagine that listening to your husband defend his Ashley Madison account sounds a lot like liberal pundits defending Clinton email server.” — Megan McArdle, columnist, Bloomberg View.


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