Quote of the Day:
“Hitting ‘reply’ without first checking what autocorrect did to your tweet is like driving to work then finding out you forgot to put on your pants.”
— Jamie Schler, food writer, anti-Trump, The Washington Post, who has otherwise been chatting about glazed cream puffs, meatballs, and cookies.
There’s a mouse in the White House
“In other news: A mouse literally fell out of the ceiling in our White House booth and landed on my lap.” — Peter Alexander, NBC News White House correspondent.
The story gets the TMZ treatment….here.
Rudy Giuliani lawyers up: “JON SALE, longtime friend of Giuliani, confirms he’s representing the president’s lawyer in the congressional inquiries.” — Maggie Haberman, White House reporter, NYT.
MOOD: “It’s wild to me how people crawled over my 60 mins interview with a fine-toothed comb to find any word or reason to claim I’m unfit for the job, yet here Kevin McCarthy (the GOP Leader!) is a bumbling, sloppy, dishonest mess & his mediocrity is accepted as a matter of course.” — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.
HuffPost writer gets scolded at his elementary school reunion
“Three people at my elementary school reunion Saturday: “We don’t think it’s appropriate you use social media to talk about politics.’ Me: ‘Yeah. Great. Persons I haven’t seen in 41 years. Fuck you. That’s what I use social media for.'” — Bryan Behar, TV writer, HuffPost blogger.
Rhetorical Q: “Is it so wrong of me to want to see that smug smirk replaced by fear on #BillBarr’s face?” — Peter Daou, former Clinton and Kerry adviser.
The WHAT happening at Fox News?
“The cleavage happening at Fox News over this is pretty wild.” — Chris Hayes, professional boob, MSNBC.
Emily Nussbaum, TV critic, The New Yorker cracked, “An easy tweet to misread.”
Woman fears distractions of roommates, TV, bed
“In my endless quest to find good places to work that are not my apartment, where, due to the presence of my roommates TV and Bed, I cannot get anything done: I am accepting recommendations for good spots in Manhattan. You can DM.” — Lisa Tozzi, former global news director, BuzzFeed.
Thorp says Trump comes up short…
Elizabeth Thorp is the EIC of PYPO, a female comedy site. She also played Sec. of Defense Maria Ford on House of Cards.
NPR’s Sam Sanders in a shorts suit…
— NPR West (@NPRWest) September 30, 20″
Ex-employee knocks Newt, tells him to ‘shut up’
Newt Gingrich is the former House Speaker.
“Newt Gingrich, who was once my employer, should never ever talk about impeachment being a sham again. This is the guy who impeached President Clinton for having an affair, while he himself was conducting an affair with a committee staffer while his wife had cancer. Shut. Up.” — Jessica Corbett, ex-GOP fundraiser.
Kat Timpf has words for Ed Henry detractors
“Just want to say that @edhenry is a total jerk. He gave only PART of his liver to his sister. Who keeps some of their liver for themselves?” — Kat Timpf, National Review.
CJ Pearson apologizes for something involving white nationalism
“Earlier this morning, I misspoke and mistakenly equated nationalism with white nationalism. After rereading my tweet, and the good-hearted criticism it prompted, I realized my error. 17 or 37 – I will never be too young or too old to admit when I’ve gotten it wrong.” — CJ Pearson, pro-Trump teen activist.
Kamala wants Twitter to suspend Trump
“Look let’s be honest, @realDonaldTrump’s Twitter account should be suspended.” — Kamala Harris, Democratic presidential hopeful.
Breitbart editor’s wife has exploratory surgery
“Wife had a setback today. Had some exploratory surgery. Good news is that they didn’t find anything. Bad news is that they didn’t find anything. Limbo. We still celebrated our 30th anniversary today with some chocolate pudding and the Deborah Kerr TCM marathon.” — John Nolte, editor, Breitbart News.
Olivia Nuzzi strikes back against dumb reader
“Buddy, have I got news for you!” — New York Mag’s Olivia Nuzzi in response to “Mike” who wrote, “So, Ryan Lizza is writing a book with Olivia Nuzzi. What are the odds that these two left of center ‘journalists’ are flirting and being inappropriate with each other?”
(Their relationship isn’t exactly a national secret.)
Newsman Dan Rather: “I’ve seen a lot in my lifetime. But I’ve never seen anything like this.”
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are taking Associated Newspapers to court. Here.