The Mirror

Morning Mirror

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger

Quote of the Day:

“I should probably go to bed.”

Washington Examiner‘s social media guru Ben Smith at 3:30 a.m.

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Trump whines about the media

“The media is going crazy. They totally distort so many things on purpose. Crimea, nuclear, ‘the baby’ and so much more. Very dishonest!” — Donald Trump, over the weekend.

WaPo race reporter Wesley Lowery announces that he’s is in the ballroom

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Washington Examiner reporter wants McMullin “crushed” 

“Dog.* Crush him like a dog. #NeverMcMullin” — Washington Examiner‘s Rudy Takala.

Two journos have a staring contest 

“Just lost a staring contest to @LarryOConnor but then the lights went out in his office so I think I won in the long run.” — Christine Rousselle, Townhall, managing web editor.

THAT BLOWS! NYT writer gets asked about Trump in London airport 

“I couldn’t even get through customs in London without someone asking me abt Trump… #NationalEmbarassment” — NYT columnist Charles Blow.

CNN’s Cuomo jokes about breaking viewer’s bones

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Radio journo instructs listener to use his brain 

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Follower: “Lying press – sad to say included otherwise great @juliemason.”

SiriusXM’s JULIE MASON: “Suggest you try thinking for yourself. You heard what he said during the rally, then after the rally. Easy/lazy to blame press.”

Travel Bitches: Editor has her flight canceled 

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INTELLECTUAL WARNING: DEEP THOUGHTS WITH NOAH ROTHMAN 

Rothman is the assistant online editor for Commentary mag. 

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The Media Observer

” CNN airing a report in a very ominous voice that Melania Trump had a visa but possibly not the right visa to work in US in 1995. Hilarious.” — Washington Examiner‘s Eddie Scarry.

Journos fight over story credit

Noah Shachtman is executive editor of The Daily Beast. McKay Coppins is a political reporter for BuzzFeed. Tim Mak is a reporter for The Daily Beast. 

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Does Donald Trump need help with his grammar? 

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WaPo‘s Robert Costa is the superman of media 

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CORRECTION: The Mirror incorrectly stated that Wesley Lowery said he was in the bathroom. He was actually in the “ballroom.” It’s Monday and I read that too quickly and incorrectly. No excuses other than I hadn’t had enough caffeine yet. Apologies to Wesley Lowery and his entire family for the mishap.