Quote of the Day:
“Trump’s trolling of the press today was [Steve] Bannon’s doing. Guaranteed. Trying to be disruptive like Andrew [Breitbart] was but is a poor imitation.”
— RedState‘s Ben Howe.
WaPo blogger: We’re f*cked
“After carefully considering today’s events & monitoring the collective response to them, I’ve figured out what it all means. We’re f*cked.” — WaPo liberal blogger Greg Sargent.
What it’s like covering Trump…
“Journalists covering Trump have now been banned, patted down, physically restrained and verbally harassed while trying to do their jobs.” — WaPo‘s Jenna Johnson.
A rare shout-out to Cable News
“Have had CNN on for last 3 hours. Various anchors have explicitly called out Trump for lying about birtherism mannnny times. Credit to cable.” — Matt Berman, senior editor, Politico.
A great physical description of ex-MSNBCer Ed Schultz
“He stood on the grass outside the protest in a pinstripe suit and royal blue shirt, talking on the phone. He is a tall and broad figure, with rust-colored hair and small blue eyes that fight against his fleshy eyelids to make contact with the world.”
— from a Daily Beast story by Olivia Nuzzi. Schultz now works for RT, Russia Today’s American channel.
A compliment for Lehrer, Schieffer
“Thing I love about Jim Lehrer / Bob Schieffer… unlike so many today, they seem totally humbled by the privilege of being journalists.” — CNN media reporter Dylan Byers.
BuzzFeed still hates Donald Trump
“Harry Reid survived a goddamn car bombing. Donald Trump barely survived Jimmy Fallon touching his hair.” — BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton.
GQ editor gets catcalled
“Man in Manhattan after I ignored a catcall: ‘Oh, she’s mean. Look at her, see how mean she is?’ Truly sir you don’t know the half of it.” — Ashley Fetters, GQ entertainment editor.
“Trump is correct that Obama was born in the US but the birth certificate is a fake.” — GotNews‘ Charles C. Johnson.
WaPo columnist mocks Trump’s new hotel
“At the new Trump DC hotel, room service delivers Koran, prayer rug and compass pointing to Mecca.” — WaPo lefty columnist Dana Milbank.
TheBlaze‘ senior video producer is trying to protect himself from Grizzly bears