Quote of the Day:
“There are some people in America that ‘go to bed mean, that dream mean, and they get up mean.'”
— CNN’s Christiane Amanpour relaying Rep. John Lewis‘s (D-Ga.) remarks to the network.
Jimmy LaSalvia has beautiful peppers
The Mirror: Hey there, purple peppers. You’re late bloomers and so adorable.
In a recent video published on Instagram, LaSalvia, co-founder of the now defunct GOProud who is supporting a Democrat for president for the first time in his life, talks to a bunny rabbit, saying, “Hey little bunny rabbit. You’re letting be get so close to you. You’re so little. You’re a late bloomer. Oh you’re adorable though.” See a screenshot of the bunny rabbit below the peppers.
Breitbart reporter pushes for Trump win
“I have broken some of the biggest stories in the history of conservative alternative media, but it doesn’t mean a damn thing if we don’t win in November. Time to go into overdrive.” — Breitbart News reporter Patrick Howley.
But what if Trump loses? What then?
“Is this a possible scenario? Trump loses. Trump (with Ailes) starts TrumpTV. Fox loses half its audience.” — David Corn, Washington D.C. bureau chief, Mother Jones.
Trump craps on the media (some more)
“Trump crowd now starts (low-energy) chant in the direction of reporters: ‘Stop media bias. Stop media bias.’ (Sad!)” — Daily Mail‘s David Martosko.
WaPo race reporter Wesley Lowery reveals his top 5 Britney Spears songs
Question to ponder: “Wait… w Melania suing Daily Mail…can’t they now get discovery on her immigration status and other things?” — Politico media writer Hadas Gold.
What makes Charles Blow blow his top? (Besides, well, anything…)
A reporter apologizes
“Apologies. I had some bad information and I regrettably went with it. Matt Lauer is NOT moderating the first presidential debate (Sept. 26); instead, he is moderating a so-called “Commander-in-Chief Forum” on Sept. 7, with Clinton and Trump on stage back-to-back — not together — taking questions about veterans issues. I am sorry and embarrassed for posting wrong information.” –– Ken Rudin, Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie, formerly of NPR and ABC News.
Lisa De Pasquale joins The Federalist