QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“i will not be mad online in 2018. i will not be mad online in 2018. i will not be mad online in 2018. i will not be mad online in 2018. i will not be mad online in 2018. i will not be mad online in 2018. i will not be mad online in 2018. i will not be mad online in 2018. i will n”
— Eve Peyser, politics writer, VICE.
CNN reporter gets the runaround during the holidays
“tfw during the holidays you ping a person whose OOO auto-reply tells you to ping another person and you ping that person and they suggest you ping another person whose auto reply says to ping another person.” — Oliver Darcy.
Daily Kos social media editor is working under her cat today
“It warmed up to 0 degrees. I’m staying warm by working under two blankets and one cat.” — Jennifer Hayden.
Hillary Clinton aides (past and present) mock Trump’s weight
Cat saves family in holiday house fire
“Off the grid here for a bit. You know how in the movies people have really scary house fires during the holidays? Well, I just did. Everyone is fine and Carla is now officially a Hero Cat for saving us.” — Tom Nichols, prof, Naval War College, former Senate aide.
Dave Chappelle is comedy king
“The new Dave Chappelle Netflix special is a mother f***ing masterpiece. I recommend it emphatically. However, of you are easily offended, know going in that NO ONE is safe. That’s why Dave is still the king.” — Jason Howerton, senior editor, IJR.
Journo cleanses himself by eating a McDonald’s meal
“Everybody’s starting their new year off with diets and cleanses and I just finished eating McDonalds that I ordered from Uber Eats.” — Peter Hasson, The Daily Caller.
McKay Coppins mocks President Trump
“I’m well past finding Trump’s tweets funny, but I can’t stop laughing at this one.” — The Atlantic‘s McKay Coppins, who reacted to this morning tweet from Trump: “Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation. Good news – it was just reported that there were Zero deaths in 2017, the best and safest year on record!”
MSNBC won’t comment on Chris Matthews’ behavior toward women at the office
“I reported a few weeks ago that Chris made a separation-related payment to a producer for sexual harassment. Sources tell me this is not uncommon behavior for Chris AND he regularly berates producers so badly they break down into tears.”
“Important to remember that @MSNBC has refused to comment publicly on whether or not other complaints were made against Chris Matthews.”
— Amber Athey, The Daily Caller. Read here.
TWITTER FIGHT: The Mooch Vs. NYT‘s Ken Vogel
“THE BEST PEOPLE: Donald Trump & Ivanka Trump want @Scaramucci back — at least that’s what the Mooch is telling people, per @thedailybeast, which has him bragging that he continues to talk on the phone with Trump.” (See here.)
Mooch: I will be back in the @WhiteHouse when @kenvogel wins the Pulitzer. Ha! Neither of those things happening anytime soon!
NYP’s Page Six: Paris Hilton is engaged to Chris Zylka. See here.
TMZ: Sarah Silverman is so upset about Sen. Al Franken. TMZ snagged her at LAX. See here.