Morning Mirror: CNN Journo Snidely Questions FNC Host Laura Ingraham’s Journalism
Quote of the Day:
“Just spitballing here but what if toad’s penis looks like Trump?”
— Jacob Brogan, edits for Washington Post Outlook and PostEverything.
Coworker Abby Ohlheiser reacted, asking, “Jacob wtf?”
He replied, “Abby I’m just asking questions.”
Uber driver gets political. Passenger doesn’t appreciate it.
“That awkward moment when your Uber driver calls all Trump supporters ‘misguided’ and ‘uneducated’ and you tell him that kind of hubris will lead to Trump’s re-election in 2020 #OneStar.” — Amber Athey, The Daily Caller.
On Yom Kuppur…
“Yom Kippur is by far the scariest of Jewish holiday big surprise it’s also my favorite.” — Nathaniel Friedman, writer, GQ. “Thought I’m pretty sure Jewish guilt results from being told from a young age that you’ve done wrong even if you really haven’t yet. Fosters paranoia.”
Glenn Beck uses Trump’s nipples to sell his book
“Yes, Stormy Daniels book includes a description of the Genitals of POTUS, but my book includes a drawing of his supple nipples. Addicted to Outrage on sale now.” — Glenn Beck, author, heads up TheBlaze.
DJTJ really butters up his dad
“This is what winning looks like. Thanks @realDonaldTrump for your efforts. It’s great to have a president who knows how to get things done and make the world a safer place.”
Don Jr. was reacting to the AP, who wrote: “The Latest: South Korean president says Kim Jong Un agrees to permanently dismantle a missile engine test site and launch pad in the presence of international experts.”
@realDonaldTrump @IvankaTrump Look, yer another pathetic selfie of crazy dead inside Ivanka Trump, determined, as a white house adviser, to show the world how absolutely gorgeous she thinks she is, every damn day.
“There is no earthly reason that anyone needs to be hearing from Hillary Clinton about Kavanaugh or really anything else at this point.” — Liz Mair, political strategist.
“Dumbest news day in ages, salt abe, bert and ernie, toad, absolute shite.” — Libby Watson, Splinter News.
“The Amtrak WiFi is already screwing up and I haven’t left DC yet. Some things never change.” — Cameron Cawthorne, media writer, Washington Free Beacon.
Journo spars with former congressman
JOE WALSH: “And remember this: If stupid, bad, or drunken behavior as a minor back in high school were the standard, every male politician in Washington, DC would fail. Every single one. Hypocrites.”
MELINDA HENNEBERGER (editorial columnist, Kansas City Star): “Do you really think of sexual assault as stupid but normal behavior? It is widespread but it’s also a serious crime, not some minor a-holery.”
Josh Barro joins New York Mag
“I’m very excited to be joining New York magazine as their business columnist! I’ll be writing for Intelligencer — NYMag’s expanded site about politics, business and tech — about companies and the economy as they relate to government and society.”
Fox News’s Laura Ingraham Vs. CNN’s Oliver Darcy
INGRAHAM: Is this really journalism? (She was insulting a Politico story that read: “Georgetown Prep’s unofficial saying, according to Brett Kavanaugh: What happens there, stays there.”
DARCY: Laura, you literally tweeted a story that, among other things, attempted to weaponize RateMyProfessor reviews to discredit Ford yesterday — and it turned out they were reviews for the wrong professor. Is that really journalism?
NYP’s Page Six: Editor of New York Review of Books is out. Reason: #MeToo. Here.