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Quotes of the Day

Scribe somewhere between mountain high and sick

“Thought my stuffy hearing was an effect of my trip to high elevation western CO, but now think I’m getting sick. Hooray, campaign trail.” — Slate‘s Dave Weigel in a Wednesday tweet.

Those party crashers are where?!

“The last miner is now rescued. The only people left in mine are the brave rescuers and, for some reason, the Salahis”– A Wednesday quote from the undisclosed tweeter @pourmecoffee.

Journo makes chili for Chile

“In honor of #chile, I made chili!” (See picture here.) — NBC News Political Unit reporter  Ali Weinberg in a Wednesday tweet.

Strange blog practice

“Protected: Alaska OTR road trip this week: There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.” — FNC’s Greta Van Susteren blocks readers from viewing a GretaWire blog post from her Alaska trip as it is “password protected.” A reader writes, “This is strange.” Another adds,  “Thought we could read but not comment. Ummmm guess I had that backwards!” (Visit here to see what they see.)

Reporter poses question

“Question, re hates crimes: Is raping/brutalizing a gay man b/c he’s gay worse than doing the same to a woman because she has a vagina? ” – Daily Caller staff writer (and resident shroomer) Mike Riggs in a Wednesday tweet.