Quote of the Day:
“Hey, if you’re the bicyclist who saw me get rear-ended on Arcola Ave., thanks for checking in. Can you contact me in case I need a witness?”
— Washington Examiner‘s Tim Carney.
Dana Loesch discusses fetuses
Karla Campos (a liberal follower): “Fetuses are not people. Quit telling your gullible audience that they are. There is a difference.”
Dana Loesch (TheBlaze): “Yes, they are. Go learn about science. Enjoy your day.”
Editor concerned about ‘so much’ negative energy in her midst
“This has been such a difficult season. So much negative energy surrounding me. Working on finding a way to cleanse it all.” — Jemilah Lemieux, senior editor, Ebony.
Name calling… Breitbart News calls Republicans “forever dorks, forever losers.” The Mirror presumes this is because of it’s fucked up assertion by Breitbart‘s Joel Pollak that Chairman Trey Gowdy handled the media poorly during the Benghazi hearings.
Corey Lewandowski deceives BuzzFeed‘s McKay Coppins and anyone is shocked
See the stark difference in ledes between Politico and The Globe and Mail.
The Globe and Mail:
BuzzFeed Canada is cutting its political reporting staff a little more than a year after its official launch in a move that suggests there are cracks in the social news company’s plan to expand its reporting capabilities outside the United States.
Buzzfeed Canada is scaling back its Canadian politics coverage and will no longer have a presence in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, a Buzzfeed spokeswoman confirmed to POLITICO.
…The elimination of the Ottawa bureau is likely to further the speculation that Buzzfeed is shifting its focus away from its text-centric news division as it invests aggressively in its Los Angeles-based video division, and a new video news unit being developed in New York.
A Donald Trump support group?
“Inspired by @NicolleDWallace brilliant @nytimes column we are starting a #probablytrump support grp 730 @huntandfishnyc large drinks served.” — Charles Gasparino, senior correspondent, Fox Business Network.
MSNBC regular Nicolle Wallace replied, “The drinks will be HUUUGe! Come one, come all!”
Politico hires Sergio Bustos for Politico Florida
Bustos comes to the pub from the AP. Before that, he worked at the Miami Herald for a decade. Of course he has a connection to Politico Florida Playbook writer Marc Caputo. Bustos directed him in a team in Tallahassee when Caputo worked for the Miami Herald. Read all the specifics here.
Nutty Montel Williams to CNN’s Ana Navarro: ‘You go girlfriend!’
“I’m watching my friend @ananavarro while on a plane and before she even starts speaking I find myself shouting ‘you go girlfriend!’ @CNN” — Montel Williams, self-appointed Twitter expert, veterans spokesman, etc…
Donald Trump’s TV backdrop is garbage?
AMERICAblog’s John Aravosis agreed… writing, “Whose bright idea was it to have Trump give a speech in front of a pile of garbage? What, feces weren’t available?”
NBC News photog discusses the tortilla at Chipotle
“If you go to Chipotle and they tear the tortilla during the final wrap & you don’t get a re-wrap, you’re a monster.” — Paul Rigney, NBC News photographer.