Quote of the Day:
“Appreciate RNC’s Rosh Hashanah message – would also appreciate if they addressed the antisemitism spouted by a vocal minority of Trump fans.”
— Politico‘s Glenn Thrush, who has repeatedly been called a “kike” on Social Media.
“There’s so much to roll my eyes at today.” — Sonia Saraiya, TV Critic, Variety.
Someone’s confused about NBC’s Lester Holt
Chris Cuomo is sick today
(He’s either running to an appointment or his apartment…)
Overheard in the newsroom…
“Man, you don’t know where the Red Line is?” — Anonymous Washington journalist.
In other Cuomo news, please pray for his sinuses
“Flying to get an important intv for you for tomorrow. Wish me and my sinuses luck.” — Cuomo.
Journos wish each other harm over football
Jackie Kucinich is Washington Bureau Chief of The Daily Beast. John Stanton is Washington Bureau Chief of BuzzFeed.
Editor wonders if Trump can possibly turn things around…
“Can Trump rebound after a very rough week? Will discuss on CNN shortly.” — The Hill‘s editor-in-chief Bob Cusack.
Editor considers mean girl quotes
“I’m considering solely tweeting in Mean Girls quotes today. With the way this election is going I think I can do it.” — HuffPost’s senior politics editor Paige Lavender.
“Anyone who thinks depression or PTSD or any other mental illness has anything to do with ‘strength’ or ‘weakness’ can fuck right off.” — Rolling Stone opinion writer Jesse Berney.
“This is going to be a crazy day.” — IJR‘s Joe Perticone.
“Trump’s inevitable attack on LeBron is going to be amazing.” –– Vox Executive Editor Matthew Yglesias.
Deep Thoughts With Teen Journo CJ Pearson
“That beautiful moment when anxiety strikes at 5:02am…” — Pearson.
Terrible speller Montel Williams calls out blogger for misspelling ‘Barack’