Maybe it’s because it’s a slow news day, or maybe it’s because no one feels like humoring Debra Messing and chasing down her five-alarm tweet that’s absolutely certain to lead to President Trump’s impeachment.
???THIS IS THE STORY?? RT! https://t.co/BAZBagcGXO
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) April 17, 2017
Or maybe it’s this hot tip:
Starting to hear chatter that there are intercepts w/ Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell discussing funneling illegal Russian money into campaign
— Claude Taylor (@TrueFactsStated) April 17, 2017
Take it to the bank, baby! https://t.co/93YGJBs0gK
— Arthur Kimes (@ComradeArthur) April 17, 2017
In any case, The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer kicked things off with some breaking news that quickly spread through the online community of journalists.
BREAKING: Here is a thing I know you want to be true that I have absolutely no idea is true but I am spreading it around anyway 1/632
— Mazel Tov Cocktail (@AdamSerwer) April 17, 2017
Hearing the same thing. https://t.co/KcN2QvQANo
— Tim Murphy (@timothypmurphy) April 17, 2017
Obviously still unconfirmed but could be a massive deal https://t.co/6pFqtJhtna
— Eric Geller (@ericgeller) April 17, 2017
The most underreported story in Washington https://t.co/2cBK1BDgi0
— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) April 17, 2017
Keep an eye on this –> https://t.co/alDNvYzRch
— Rosie Gray (@RosieGray) April 17, 2017
Overheard three different tables talking about this at lunch on the patio at Morton's today https://t.co/rOZgLfnoFq
— Noah Pollak (@NoahPollak) April 17, 2017
Sounds like this is really starting to catch fire https://t.co/5VExzkrhaj
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) April 17, 2017
Disturbing, if true. https://t.co/FI2f9eqINK
— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) April 17, 2017
@daveweigel Whoa…this can't be true
— Brando (@MilleBrando) April 17, 2017
@daveweigel I saw this and my jaw dropped.
— Cub Carson (@CubCarson) April 17, 2017
@daveweigel Love y'all, but this why everyone hates the media.
— Daniel Trubman (@dmtrubman) April 17, 2017
Pretty much. Remember last fall when a NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll on favorability placed the news media second to last, just above Vladimir Putin?
people who do the endless quote tweet thing are garbage people
— Sonny Bunch (@SonnyBunch) April 17, 2017
@SonnyBunch I recently unfollowed and muted someone for this. This isn't 'Nam. There are God damn rules.
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) April 17, 2017
This is easily the most underreported story of the year. https://t.co/Ef3usEwbtT
— Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) April 17, 2017
I'm hearing chatter someone traveled to the future and captured it on video. Video is being spread around under the title "Idiocracy".
— (((AG))) (@AG_Conservative) April 17, 2017
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Here's today's sort-of bombshell report that's certain to lead to Trump's impeachment https://t.co/fLHMSON1Hf
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) April 13, 2017