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TWEET OF THE DAY: “Note to @realDonaldTrump : A ‘press conference’ with no Q&A is just a speech. I want my plane fare back.” — Daily Mail‘s David Martosko.


The Media Critic

“Is it me or does Wolf Blitzer keep mispronouncing Mar-a-lago?” — Ben White, Politico. (Wolf was pronouncing it Mar-a-laga.)

Keen gym observation…

“None of the women in my barre class have ever pooped.” — Erin Gloria Ryan, deputy editor, Vocativ.

Reporter weighs in on Metro clusterf–k in D.C. 

“I’m going to take the fact that I woke up to the sweet, sweet sound of honking cars to mean that this no Metro thing is going well.” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley.

More on the Metro shutdown…

“I’m gonna go build my own DC Metro, with blackjack and hookers. In fact, forget the metro. #MetroShutdown.” — Connor Wolf, The Daily Caller News Foundation. 


“Huge congrats to @mboyle1 on Trump’s win in Florida tonight!” — Olivia Nuzzi, Daily Beast.

On the trail…

“I will personally miss the crowds at Rubio rallies. Friendly, polite, generally idealistic, and averse to sucker-punching black people.” — McKay Coppins, BuzzFeed.

Travel Bitches

“Like, if the doors close 10 min before departure, you should be able to access your f-ing boarding pass right up until that f-ing deadline.” — Brian Fung, WaPo.

Reporter wants to ask Speaker Ryan on a froyo date

“If I asked Paul Ryan if he wanted to get froyo with me & he said ‘what are you talking about?’ Could I report that he ‘didn’t rule it out’ ?” — Joe Perticone, IJReview.

Journo shows restraint with pizza

“My big win tonight? Did not let myself eat a 3rd piece of pizza in the office. Twitter, please help me stay strong.” — Allison Rockey, director of programming,

A backhanded compliment? 

“Katrina Pierson is a good spokeswoman because she blindly repeats what she is told to blindly repeat.” — Washington Free Beacon‘s Sonny Bunch, in reference to Trump’s spokeswoman.

A word on the media from Breitbart’s London Bureau 

“Trump understands that Americans HATE the media. The media does not understand this, and never will.Americans are of course right to hate the media.” — Breitbart NewsMilo Yiannopoulos, from the London Bureau.

F–k the primaries, ‘OJ’ is on 

“I have been waiting for this train for so long goddammit ‘OJ’ is totally going to be over by the time I get home.” — Mother JonesBen Dreyfuss, son of you-know-who. In other Dreyfuss tweets, he thinks Ted Cruz is unattractive: “Ted Cruz: I am so ugly. Ted Cruz: bark bark bark i am the ugliest person bark bark.”

The Observer

“Trump places his campaign manager, the one caught on tape manhandling a female reporter, right over his right shoulder for his speech.” — HuffPost‘s Sam Stein.

In other Sam Stein news…

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