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Afternoon Mirror — The RNC Edition Day 3

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“On balance, first 1/2 of #GOPConvention has been a disaster. Heavy on fear, light on star power, loose w facts & beset by plagiarism scandal.”

— CNN media writer Dylan Byers.

 

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This political operator really doesn’t want to hear Ben Carson 

“I would rather repeatedly punch myself in the junk than watch Ben Carson speak.” — John Goodwin, husband to CNN’s S.E. Cupp and longtime Capitol Hill aide.

Mika Brzezinski on Melania plagiarism scandal BEFORE Trump aide takes responsibility

“Are we going to sit around and pretend a ballerina did it?” — Mika Brzezinski on Wednesday morning’s edition of “Morning Joe” from the RNC.

Daily Caller intern has a funny plea for the major networks 

“I cannot go through another 8 hour work day hearing about Melania’s speech. Please. Stop. @FoxNews @CNN @MSNBC.” — Abbey Shockley.

Why Milo Yiannopoulos got thrown off Twitter

“I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart.All this cause I did a movie.You can hate the movie but the shit I got today…wrong.” — SNL’s Leslie Jones.

But he’s not going away anytime soon…

“This week’s RNC special edition episode of The Milo Show is one of our all time best. Make sure to listen on Friday.” — The Milo Show.

Milo fallout

“I’m glad Milo, son of Yianni, is no longer on Twitter; phrenologists agreed that his protruding jawline betrayed multiple character defects.” — Ivan Plis, assistant managing editor, The National Interest.

The RNC Observers

“I just don’t understand how the @GOP thinks this is good for them. It’s just boring with people most don’t know giving canned speeches.” — Bubba Atkinson, editor-in-chief, Independent Journal Review.

“While last night included no plagiarism/schedule snafus, it was still a big failure in terms of persuading the voters Trump needs to win.” — Dan Pfeiffer, VP of Communications and Policy for @GoFundMe, former senior advisor to President Obama.

Pundit gets nixed because of Gingrich 

“I was bumped from my broadcast spot by Newt, so gimme a second. Ha.” — CNN and The Federalist‘s Mary Katharine Ham.

CNN’s Ana Navarro discusses LeBron James in an Uber

“Convo w/Uber driver in Cleveland: Him: ‘Where are u from?’ Me: ‘Miami.’ Him: ‘Are you over Lebron leaving Miami?’ Me: ‘No.'” — Ana Navarro, Jeb Bush supporter and friend of Marco Rubio. 

Caitlyn makes a splash

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Word on the street… Montel Williams, media whore-at-large, was at the event. I’m told he went on stage with a binder with words that were 72 font. His little bitch of a “political aide” — Jonathan Franks — refused to allow Daily Caller reporters to interview his esteemed boss because of a few tweets from The Mirror. The loss is all theirs.

Tom Joyner disses Ben Carson and Omarosa

“Neither @RealBenCarson or @OMAROSA were at the Black Republican’s party last night.” — black radio host Tom Joyner.

SPOTTED: GotNews‘ infamous Ginger Charles C. Johnson at The Daily Caller‘s rooftop sunset party

Watch as Daily Caller reporter Alex “Run-On” Pfeiffer gets hypnotized by Johnson. 

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SPOTTED: NationalReviewOnline‘s Jonah Goldberg smoking a cigar at the RNC

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