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#DiGiorNOYOUDIDNT: DiGiorno ‘still not over’ #TheSoundOfMusicLive snub

http://twitter.com/#!/DiGiornoPizza/status/408767675838390273 Poor DiGiorno. Always the bridesmaid. But that didn’t stop the pizza company from capitalizing on Thursday night’s performance of “The Sound of Music Live!” As related hashtags dominated Twitter, DiGiorno live-tweeted the show to mixed reviews. http://twitter.com/#!/amylutz4/status/408798441255366656 http://twitter.com/#!/Lisellle/status/408802735610658816 http://twitter.com/#!/rachelveronica/status/408787073110261762 http://twitter.com/#!/LilMissRightie/status/408798614543032320 Tasty? Half-baked? Whatever the verdict on the company’s social media strategy, DiGiorno definitely got people talking. http://twitter.com/#!/TrendsNewYork/status/408788566404104192 Here are the tweets: http://twitter.com/#!/DiGiornoPizza/status/408771689858596864 DOUGH a crust an unbaked crust RAY, a guy that likes pizza ME a pizza liked by a guy named ray FAH no idea what fah […]

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‘Lost my cool’: Rep. Grimm apologizes after threatening reporter, plans lunch date

http://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/428570044176404480 Last night, New York Rep. Mike Grimm was caught on camera getting rather testy with reporter Michael Scotto, apparently threatening to “throw [Scotto] off this f*cking balcony.” But after sleeping on it, Grimm seems to have had a change of heart: http://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/428566297895399424 http://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/428569917768491009 http://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/428570749452832768 http://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/428570986460356608 So, have fences been mended? http://twitter.com/#!/mikescotto/status/428560145942319105 OK. Just one piece of advice for Scotto: http://twitter.com/#!/JonahNRO/status/428571616399081472 Those are wise words. http://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/428574126928703488 *** Related: Rep. Mike Grimm, R-NY, allegedly threatens to throw reporter off balcony  Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/29/lost-my-cool-rep-grimm-apologizes-after-threatening-reporter-plans-lunch-date/

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Pandermania! RNC says ‘all Republicans support equal pay’

http://twitter.com/#!/GOP/status/506524410158006272 We get that the RNC is trying to zing the White House for its rank hypocrisy on this issue. But seeming to embrace the socialist notion that the government should mandate equal pay by gender is a total messaging #fail. Related: ‘You first’: White House lectures about ‘earnings gap’ continue to wear thin ‘Come on! Really?’ Even CNN’s not buying Jay Carney’s weak spin of WH pay gap  Democrats position Paycheck Fairness Act as raise, ignore White House disparity   Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/02/pandermania-rnc-says-all-republicans-support-equal-pay/

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Piers Morgan ‘imprisoned by news cycle’; Harry Shearer puts into perspective

http://twitter.com/#!/theharryshearer/status/437743313542602752 Ha! Could it be that the CNN/Piers Morgan combination isn’t working out because Musket doesn’t realize he signed on to work for a 24/7 “news cycle”? Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/02/23/harry-shearer-puts-piers-morgans-imprisoned-by-news-cycle-quote-into-sporty-perspective/

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John Kerry traveling to Kiev to meet with Ukraine parliament members

http://twitter.com/#!/TaxesYouPay/status/440261178472681472 We may find out soon: http://twitter.com/#!/nbcnightlynews/status/440238864079527936 Will Kerry calm any fears in Ukraine by informing the people there that Vladimir Putin is only acting out of weakness? Here’s a suggestion for an alternate destination: http://twitter.com/#!/RevJJLewis/status/440247767353802752 *** Related: ‘I’m sure Putin just wet himself’: John Kerry takes to Twitter, boldly says nothing ‘Only game Obama knows’: Rep. says ‘we’re playing marbles’ while ‘Putin is playing chess’ ‘LULZ!’ This is how absurdly ABC spun Obama’s Putin phone call [pic] CBS political director/Slate correspondent covers for absentee president Forward! Smart(phone) […]

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Michelle Malkin calls out double standard in outrage over sexist attacks

http://twitter.com/#!/GQMagazine/status/425341007249821696 Here’s a late-breaking scoop from the New York Times, courtesy of op-ed contributor Amy Wallace: female journalists and bloggers are often the target of vile, sexist attacks. As Wallace writes, this kind of vitriol “seeks to intimidate and, ultimately, to silence female journalists who write about controversial topics.” Of course, conservative women who write about controversial topics have known this for a long, long time, as Twitchy founder Michelle Malkin demonstrates. http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/425342216681172992 http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/425342503923888129 No, seriously, it’s true! http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/425342684031483904 One simple click on any of the following searches […]

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White House flack: 2016 GOP race ‘over who’s the most anti-immigration’

http://twitter.com/#!/jpodhoretz/status/499616613877153792 A new ad from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s RickPAC takes on President Obama and the border crisis: http://twitter.com/#!/JRubinBlogger/status/499616120035614722 “White House Director of Progressive Media and Online Response” Jesse Lee thinks he knows what the 2016 GOP nomination will boil down to: http://twitter.com/#!/jesseclee44/status/499621336927698944 The desire for a secure border equates to being anti-immigration? It does if you’re a dutiful White House flack. *** Related: White House flack upset that House Republicans get a say in GOP border bill Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/13/white-house-flack-2016-gop-race-shaping-up-to-be-over-whos-the-most-anti-immigration/

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‘Thank you, God’: Jake Tapper promises viewers a Bieber-free broadcast [Vine]

http://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/426457403081891840 Whoa … for reals? Now, our readers know that we’re always happy to cover Justin Bieber’s shenanigans, but believe it or not, some people aren’t all that interested in what The Biebs is up to. Those people can rest assured knowing they have a friend in Jake Tapper. http://twitter.com/#!/sepinwall/status/426457577573347328 It is now: http://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/426459207383408641 Tapper’s not a Belieber? Go figure! http://twitter.com/#!/rgrybred/status/426459876991434754 Looks like Tapper made the right call: http://twitter.com/#!/Kirstycat1209/status/426461446067597313 http://twitter.com/#!/amg503/status/426460566396227584 http://twitter.com/#!/PogoWasRight/status/426459674121371650 *** Related: Twitchy coverage of Justin Bieber Twitchy coverage of Jake Tapper Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/23/thank-you-god-jake-tapper-promises-viewers-a-bieber-free-broadcast-vine/

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Bam! Hey WH, did you forget this ‘leading statesman’ Biden moment? [pic]

http://twitter.com/#!/MelissaTweets/status/420923029514764288 Snicker. Even more embarrassing? http://twitter.com/#!/TheRickWilson/status/420895813708304384 Yes, that hilariously happened. A Twitter user offers a flashback that sums it all up brilliantly: http://twitter.com/#!/sjkz/status/420911274512244736 Ah, memories! Good times, good times. How statesmanlike! Related: ‘Not even Jay Carney’s beard is buying that’: WH calls Biden ‘leading statesman’ Awkward: Joe Biden is photographed with a female biker in his lap #JoeBidenBikerGangs: Hashtag hilarity follows Biden’s biker photo Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/08/flashback-giggles-hey-wh-did-you-forget-this-leading-statesman-biden-moment-pic/

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