Quote of the Day:
“Continuing to make Twitter a more friendly place courtesy of filters, blocks and mutes.”
— Ex-talkshow host Montel Williamsafter spending the week calling syndicated radio host and NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch a “prostitute.”
A follower, Dr. FeelGood, replied, As you attack conservatives and the president every day. What a joke.”
Montel snapped, “No one is forcing you to follow me?”
A serious question for the masses
“What do I gotta do around here to stop my followers from getting in fruitless spats with trolls in my mentions, huh.” — Alexandra DeSanctis, staff writer, National Review.
“There’s no Wall. She’s not locked up. But Flynn got fired and sent to wolves. And Sauadi Arabia sold weapons of murder. I give zero f-cks about Republicans losing the house.” — Mike Cernovich, writer, filmmaker, journalist.
Journo asks for prayers for a friend
“Needs some prayers for a friend tonight. She’s ok, but going through a lot.” — Ben Smith, digital engagement dude, formerly with The Washington Examinerand The Daily Caller.
Reporter is steaming mad…
“When you talk shit about me and later have the nerve to ask me for a favor, best believe all I’m doing is leaving you on ‘Read.'” — Gene Park, WaPo.
Montel Williams Hate Mail: ‘What a weird thing to tweet to me’
He was reacting to this tweet from RobH: “Montel, for a former Marine you’ve become a real anal sphincter. I used to like you.”
Eric Bollling Hate Mail: There’s ‘a special seat in hell for you’
“Die, at least your son did,” wrote muffinhead12.
Bolling, a host at CRTV, replied, “A special seat awaits you..your boss Lucifer has it all warmed for you..Hurry please!”
CNN’s Acosta dings Trump
“Remember what Trump once told a veterans groups: ‘what you are seeing and what you are reading is not what’s happening.’ Trump is not only refusing to admit failure in PR. He wants you to accept his version of the truth (alternative facts)… which isn’t the truth.” — Jim Acosta, CNN White House correspondent.
Deep Thoughts With CNN’s Jake Tapper
“Spoiler alert: Power corrupts. And absolute power corrupts absolutely.” — CNN’s “The Lead” host Jake Tapper.
Democratic gives Trump hurricane of grief
“No one says you killed them. But you run government. & government didn’t help them (water is sitting on a goddamned runway). So YOU failed them. This job is more than Rose Garden YouTube posts. People are counting on you to get it right. #HurricaneFlorence is coming. Get focused.” — Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.).
“He’s saving the “Puerto Rico is a shithole country” tweet for the day before the midterms.” — Allahpundit.
TMZ: Headline of the Day… “President Trump I’m the Best at Hurricane Relief…Puerto Rico Deaths are Fake News!!!”
NYP‘s Page Six: LeBron James‘s new LA home has a cigar room, pool and movie theater. You will be jealous. Here.
Variety: CBS’s Fager’s text to a CBS News reporter was the kiss of death. Here.
Esquire: Esquire interviews people who are allegedly sane to help us all through these insane times. Here. In this we learn that former Veep Joe Biden bodysurfs and eats ice cream for fun. He also has a lot of insight on grief.
Deadspin: Writer Albert Burneko really hates Trump: “I’m never quite unaware that the president of the United States is insanely awful. Like probably most other people, I wear it around at all times, like a sodden and rotting wool sweater, scratchy at my neck and damp in my armpits and always, always, inescapably reeking.” Here.
HuffPost: As if things couldn’t get any more bizarre, Bob Woodward lashes out at Eric Trump for an anti-Semitic slur. Here.