Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers (The Donald Trump Edition)

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D.C. Journos react to POTUS and The Donald reality show

“Hey, I read stuff that you people write.” -Trump to reporters in NH. (“So, we do have readers after all.”) — Roll Call‘s David Drucker in a Wednesday tweet.

“What birth certificate? Don’t think there is any piece of paper in existence that will make people believe what they don’t want to believe.” — Former Politics Daily Editor-in-Chief Melinda Henneberger in a Wednesday Facebook update.

“Eager to hear what Gary Busey and Meatloaf think about all of this. #celebrityapprentice” — RealClearPolitics’ Scott Conroy in a Wednesday tweet.

“Note to birthers: certificate does not list height or weight at birth. POTUS might be invisible or some sort of amorphous blob.” — The Hill’s Sam Youngman in a Wednesday tweet.

“Of course, the citizens of Kenya are a little bit bummed out today.” –Politico‘s Patrick Gavin in a Wednesday tweet.

“I’d also like to take credit for making Obama release his birth certificate.” — Politico‘s Byron Tau in a Wednesday tweet with this link to a story co-written by him and his superior Ben Smith. Read here.

“Can we send Trump to Afghanistan so everyone pays some fricking attention to the wars we’re waging?” — The Nation‘s emotional Mexican jumping bean Chris Hayes in a Wednesday tweet.

“Okay, Obama, fine. Now SHOW US THE PLACENTA” — Slate‘s resident Juiceboxer Dave Weigel in a Wednesday tweet.