Quote of the Day:
“My no politics diet is getting hard and harder, shit.”
— Pardes Seleh, YouTube personality, former scriptwriter, Fox News.
MOOD: “Is ‘sorry I was reading our own cover story’ a good reason to be late for work?” — Amanda Mull, The Atlantic. Here’s the story that had her so preoccupied.
Pete Buttigieg’s husband to host D.C. fundraiser
“A Conversation And Birthday Celebration With Chasten”
Date: June 20th
Hosted by: Allyn Amato, Carolyn Amato, Mike & Jenny Gaffney, Jennifer Holdsworth, Chase & Chris Maggiano, Chris Massicotte, Marina and Joe McCarthy, Aubrey Quinn, Travis Reindl, Conor Rogers, Caroline Sedgwick, Alex Slater, Shelly Whelpton, and Adair Fox.
The address is only provided after the ticket purchase.
Speaking of which...tickets range from $500 to 1K to 28K a pop.
CNN’s Jake Tapper and OANN’s Emily Miller spar about ‘Caddyshack’
JAKE TAPPER: “ALERT CADDYSHACK IS ON AMC THIS IS NOT A DRILL”
EMILY MILLER: “No woman in this history of time has watched and/or liked ‘Caddy Shack.'”
JAKE TAPPER: “First of all it’s ‘Caddyshack’ — One word.”
EMILY MILLER: “I resf [sic] my case.”
Weekend antics in the DMV
“The police just had to shut down a 100-person rager in my apartment complex’s courtyard. Several residents set up an entire sound system and were CHARGING A COVER at the gate to the pool area. I believe I should get a cut of the profits since I pay an amenity fee…” — Amber Athey, White House correspondent, The Daily Caller.
DC dwellers and political watchers react to Trump’s stinging Father’s Day tweet
TRUMP: “Happy Father’s Day to all, including my worst and most vicious critics, of which there are fewer and fewer. This is a FANTASTIC time to be an American! KEEP AMERICA GREAT!”
Gen. Michael Hayden: “Why is it always about you?”
Randi Mayem Singer, wrote Mrs. Doubtfire screenplay: “When was the last time you spent any time with your youngest son?”
Bill Kristol, editor-at-large, The Bulwark: “Thanks. And Happy Father’s Day to you and yours. May you enjoy many more golfing at your golf courses and entertaining at Mar-a-Lago, no longer in a position in which you can do further damage to our great country.”
Washington journo has an unusual goal
“My goal for this year is to read 100 books. I’m only at 34. What should I add to my list?” — Olivia Nuzzi, New York Mag.
And a very cute Father’s Day memory…
Lesson from my father: no man is too tough to wear his wife’s silk robe to comply with the dress code at his daughter’s tea party. He was the fucking best and I miss him everyday. Happy Father’s Day ❤️ pic.twitter.com/UtfNQwcCGu
— Olivia Nuzzi (@Olivianuzzi) June 16, 2019
Mooch’s wife wants Twitter to die before her son grows up
“Innocent little guy. Hope Twitter is dead & gone before he comes of age.” — Deidre Scaramucci, co-host of the famous Mooch & The Mrs. podcast.
Here comes Mr. Weight Watcher
“Man I wish y’all could see how fat I was 3 years ago compared to today. WOW.”
:It’s actually quite simple:
-Lift heavy weights/met con
-Cut the bread, pasta, sugar
— Jason Howerton, TheBlaze.
SPOTTED: AOC at rooftop party. “Why is AOC at this rooftop birthday party?” — Brittany Shepherd, national politics reporter, Yahoo News! “This is not a judgement on rooftop parties or AOC, I am simply surprised.”
In memoriam: CNN Anderson Cooper‘s mom, Gloria Vanderbilt, dies at 95. “I never knew we had the same giggle.” — AC.
Journo will finish book at the beach: “Am about to do the most basic ass writer thing and finish my book in Maine. If you need me I will be brooding on a beach. I failed to pack linen, so this could end terribly.” — Lyz Lenz, Columbia Journalism Review. (RELATED: At Work I Was Sobbing. After Dark I Was F**king)
Meghan McCain’s Father’s Day picture is pretty adorable
To celebrate the day, she asked members of the #DeadDadsClub to post their memories.(RELATED: I’m Crying Because Meghan McCain Blocked Me On Twitter)
I love you forever – and I am grateful for it all. pic.twitter.com/6b9ZUURqxP
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) June 16, 2019
Stormy Daniels‘ ex-attorney Michael Avenatti lashes out at activist Alyssa Milano:
Milano: “Totally disgusting. And before anyone asks me, yes, I’m disavowing Avenatti. I do not care what side he’s on. #Basta.” (She’s talking about his domestic violence charges for which he has been cleared. The embezzlement allegations are ongoing.)
Avenatti: @Alyssa_Milano – you preach about Trump’s need to follow the constitution but then ignore it yourself. You are a disgusting hypocrite,” he wrote Monday. “I don’t care what side you are on. Where the hell is my apology for you proclaiming my guilt for something I was never even charged with?”
Arianna Huffington has a new hip! Here.
CNN’s Anderson Cooper was really cute as a child. Here.