Quote of the Day:
“The pace of ‘holy crap what the hell??’ stories out of the WH is unsustainable. We are all going to die.”
— Ben White, chief economic correspondent, Politico. He’s also a CNBC contributor.
Speaking of dying…Vox video producer wants to die after watching small child root for Trump
“I want to die as quickly as possible.” — Carlos Maza, after watching FNC’s Jesse Watters interview a little boy.
Rupert Murdoch-owned outlets are in luck, WH briefings are now playing favorites
“New WH media pecking order: first two questions at Trump-Abe news conference go to New York Post and Fox News.” — Carl Leubsdorf, Dallas Morning News.
Tapper strikes back at Trump’s White House saying they watch CNN A LOT
“The best thing about this might be that @PressSec Spicer has two TVs in his office on @CNN. BECAUSE ONE ISNT ENOUGH.” — CNN “The Lead” host Jake Tapper. See here. Trump has famously called CNN “Fake News.”
Washington consultant thought Betty White had died
“I looked up and saw them showing stills of Betty White on CNN. I almost had a heart attack because I thought she had died.” — Josh Dorner, SKDKnickerbocker.
Fortunately Betty is still with us…
“This @BrookeBCNN Betty White interview is the most delightful thing on television today.” — Betsy Klein, CNN.
WaPo reporter is glad the weekend is here — finally
“TGIF” — Robert Costa, reporter, WaPo.
Trump’s nemesis Rosie O’Donnell REALLY wants to play Steve Bannon on SNL
Kyle Griffin is a producer for MSNBC’s “The Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell.
WaPo‘s righty blogger wants Trump to fire a few White House hires
“Right now I can think of really good reasons for firing the press secretary, the white house counsel and the national security adviser.” — Jennifer Rubin, WaPo’s right-leaning blogger.
Drama and violence and Trump supporters
“Victim of alleged Trump supporters says men who beat him took his life from him. ABC7 News at 5.” — Stephen Tschida.
Meghan McCain dings President Trump
RedState editor plans to buy Ivanka perfume and eventually burn down his house
“I’m going to go buy some Ivanka Trump perfume, sell it on Ebay, take the money to shop at Nordstrom’s, pawn the Nordstrom’s items, use those proceeds to write a check to Ted Cruz’s 2016 Presidential campaign, set the check on fire, use the flaming check to start a conflagration and burn down my house, roast marshmallows over the smoldering wreckage, start a business selling the marshmallows as “Ivanka Nordstrom Lumps”, and use the profit to Eat at Arby’s.”
— Caleb Howe, managing editor, RedState.
Dana Loesch reacts to D.C. gym owner who dissed Ivanka for taking a class
“I don’t care what you’re politics are, this seems over-the-top and done solely for attention.” — Dana Loesch, nationally syndicated radio talk show host, in regards to Solidcore founder Anne Mahlum abhorrent comments on Facebook, which she has since deleted. Read more about this insanity and see her post here. It is really too bad that she pulled politics into what is supposed to be an otherwise agonizing trip to the gym. Her classes are pricey and known as the hardest ones in town.