The Mirror

Afternoon Mirror

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger

Quote of the Day:

“I’d forgotten about this one: TRUMP STEAKS! The best steaks in the world! Really!”

Daily Mail‘s David Martosko, making sure to stay on Donald Trump‘s good side while referring to this story in IJReview.

Confessional I

“I don’t think I’ve ever worked in a newsroom where the accounting department didn’t want to murder me.” Marketplace’ Lizzie O’Leary.

Confessional II

“Top fears: heights, spiders, snakes, enclosed spaces, meaning to chat a gripe about someone to a friend and sending it to the person instead” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley.

Horrible man in my hometown shoots a dog

Read here.

Stopping a D.C. Metro train will not earn you friends 

Read here.

Job switch alert: WaPo’s Hunter Schwarz moves to IJ Review

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Oops! The Daily Mirror (no blood relation to The Mirror) needs a lesson in ‘drink driving’

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The headline thankfully makes no mention of “drink driving.”

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Gawker gloats over Hulk Hogan’s racism

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The Observer

“Lindsey Graham will make three stops in New Hampshire on Saturday, for what I will dub his ‘Can You Hear Me Now?’ post-cell phone tour.” — Washington Examiner‘s Rebecca Berg.

A word about BFF’s 

“Anyone else have a super real BFF? I just complained to mine and she said,’You’re the problem.’ Tough love, y’all.” — Cynthia Bell, sales operations, Industry Dive, a media startup in D.C.

On Hulk Hogan and the WWE

“Look, people say stuff privately that they won’t say publicly. No shock to me at all. The WWE made a business decision. Not a moral one.” — TV One’s Roland Martin.