Lose the waxworks and let a little truth shine in.
From the New York Times:
...As for “Meet the Press,” Ms. Turness said she worked with Mr. Gregory to try to make changes, but “we weren’t able to build a new vision together in the end.”Her new vision for “Meet the Press” includes adding a regular panel of journalists who will question guests, something of a return to the venerable show’s original format. “The show needs more edge,” she said. “It needs to be consequential. I think the show had become a talking shop that raked over the cold embers of what had gone on the previous week. The one-on-one conversation belongs to a decade ago. We need more of a coffeehouse conversation.”...
You want edgy?
Put Liberals on teevee. Real Liberals.
It's just that simple.
Sure, everyone has their own version of Ed Kilgore's list of people who should never, ever be allowed access to a microphone and camera every again. And banning that herd of establishmentarian testicles cozies would be a very fine thing.
But a much finer thing would be a frank and open and even, yes, even edgy conversation about why those establishmentarian testicles cozies were allowed to come into being in the first place. Why they have been invested with such enormous power to warp our national agenda. And why, why, why the simple act of stating blindingly obvious truths about our politics has been effectively banned from these precincts by the very people whose job it is supposed to be to talk about hard truths.
You want edgy?
Put Digby on your panel.
Put Hal Sparks on your panel and let him rip.
Hell, put me on there.
And watch us go go go.