Quote of the Day:
“It was very hot.”
— Actor John Hamm on finding out that President Obama watches Mad Men.
Woman names her cat after Anthony Weiner
Donald Trump dares people to suggest removing fence around White House
“For those that don’t think a wall (fence) works, why don’t they suggest taking down the fence around the White House? Foolish people!” — Trump.
Senate gets fancy coke machine
“BREAKING: as of today, the Senate carryout has one of those fancy Coke machines that mixes flavors.” — Roll Call‘s Niels Lesniewski.
Sherri Shepherd all warm and fuzzy with Ana Navarro
“I cannot wait to sit at Hot Topics w you my friend!!! Thank you!” — Sherri Shepherd, who is returning to ABC’s “The View.”
Matthew Boyle SMACKS DOWN Clinton Spokesman on Weiner
After Trump went off on Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, this weekend, Nick Merrill, Clinton’s traveling spokesman remarked, “Trump crossed the line this evening. Disgraceful.”
Boyle: “Clearly @HillaryClinton campaign forgot about what @repweiner, or should I say ‘Carlos Danger,’ did. Hmmm. Hey @anthonyweiner do you remember your convos with Miss Ginger Lee? Or going by ‘Carlos Danger’? Just checking.”
Black BuzzFeed reporter speaks out
“Tired of black folk being expected to turn the other cheek and be the bigger person. we’re humans, motherfucker. humans get mad.” –– BuzzFeed‘s Tracy Clayton.
One sided conversation between two journos
Ryan Lizza works for The New Yorker and Olivia Nuzzi writes for The Daily Beast.
RYAN LIZZA: Prepare for a storm of hot takes about America’s roiling anti-establishment electorate based on a poll of 800 partisans Iowans.
OLIVIA NUZZI: @RyanLizza why do you hate real Americans?
Trump twists the knife on ‘perv sleazebag’ Weiner
“Huma Abedin, the top aide to Hillary Clinton and the wife of perv sleazebag Anthony Wiener, was a major security risk as a collector of info.” — the GOP presidential frontrunner on Monday morning.
Alec Baldwin on bookstores
“I love all book stores. Chains, independents, big, small. Once you walk into a bookstore,time stands still.” — Alec Baldwin, archenemy The Daily Caller.
Deray McKesson in all his magnificence
“Deray on CNN condemning people who draw conclusions about the Texas deputy murder before the investigation is complete. Let that sink in.” — Mediaite‘s Alex Griswold. As some may recall, Deray was quick to suggest that the man who killed the two young journalists last week was white.
Breitbart reporter enchanted by Perez Hilton
“This week, my longtime dream of being quoted by Perez Hilton finally came to fruition. Thank you to all who believed this could happen.” — Patrick Howley, Breitbart News.
Charles Blow thinks early moves blow
“About to help my daughter move into her dorm at Columbia. Why ON EARTH did she pick a 7 a.m. move in?” — NYT columnist Charles Blow.