The news day may be slow, but that won't stop the media from taking a long, hard look in the mirror. Or at whatever other ephemera grabs their eyes.  Here are today's best navel-gazing tweets (and a few other gems):

 The Los Angeles Time's Andrew Malcom sees Tony Hayward going the way of Lebron:

Letterman: So Tony Hayward is leaving BP. He'll be announcing his future plans soon on a one-hour ESPN special. Latimes.com/ticketless than a minute ago via OpenBeak


Patrick W. Gavin writes an open plea asking Slate to redeploy some of the magic from its popular mock Obama facebook page:


Dear Slate: Once you're done with Obama's Facebook feed, please work on Congress' Mint account.less than a minute ago via web


Delrayser wonders (as does the world) why Politico missed this must-read story:

Can't believe @Awl scooped Politico CLICK on this: "Why Doesn't Barack Obama Wear Shorts?" http://j.mp/bd9Ex0less than a minute ago via web


Matt Yglesias knows well—all too well?—the dastardly deeds of Journolist:


Full JournoList archives not yet posted on WikiLeaks: Conspiracy?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Marc Ambinder wrestles with the first existential question of election 2012
:

Pawlenty wants to be the Un-Romney.  Serious question: what does that mean?  And what's T-Paw's distinguishing characteristic?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


West Wing Report, we doubt that Obama's detractors would like either option  listed:


WWR wonders...if folks think Obama's doing such a bad job, shouldn't they be glad he's golfing and not in the Oval Office?less than a minute ago via web


Slate's John Dickerson follows in the footsteps of Cavaliers' owner  Dan Gilbert:


Sometimes when his wife is out of town, and after everyone has gone from the office, he shuts his door and types to himself in Comic Sans.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck



Paul Kedrosky relishes a certain 21st-century brand of teenage vandalism:

I find bouncing emails with Apple Mail childishly satisfying, like throwing rocks at an abandoned warehouse's windows.less than a minute ago via Echofon


Matt Lewis on WikiLeaks' fatal flaw:

How come WikiLeaks never reveals any of China's secret military operations??less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone



Erick Erickson homes in on why John Thune would have been a good fit for the West Wing:

Let's be honest: if John Thune didn't look the part of President from typecasting, no one would be interested in him.less than a minute ago via web



And finally, Chuck Klosterman signs off with a very Klostermanian tweet:

The first person who offers a criticism usually has a point. The second person is usually unnecessary. The third person is usually insane.less than a minute ago via web