Saturday, February 13, 2016
Sunday Morning Comin' Down -- Early Edition
This feature went pretty well last week so once again let's run down the list of people who will be on the panels of the Sunday Gasbag Cavalcade (where Rubio will appear on five different sideshow tents) say things that are so consistently wrong and ridiculous that in any other profession they would have been Burt Petersoned long ago...
Last week it was Shuck Todd's turn to pull out one of the Beltway's Serious Media Chairs and pretend through lightly gritted teeth that Hugh Hewitt is not a sleazy wingnut shill but is actually some kinda "journalist" whom we should all respect. Well this week CNN's "State of the Union" drew the short straw and will honor the terms of the Beltway's contract with the Dark One by giving camera time to Huey Hugh Hugh Hewitt Shabadoo and not making the universal "blowjob in progress" gesture behind him while he talks.
Instead, Shuck Todd's will will honor the terms of the Beltway's contract with the Dark One by pulling out one of the Beltway's Serious Media Chairs and pretending through lightly gritted teeth that Ron "Severe Dementia" is not just America's most insufferable Both Siderist spewing algorithm but is actually some kinda "journalist" whom we should all respect.
This is the constitutionally-protected political free speech for which millions have fought and died, America. Embrace it!
Kathleen Parker and her Republican Boomer Smart Gal Glasses will also be on "Meet the Press...
...because "Face the Nation" already lured Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal onto their set with promises of delicious, delicious Mai Tais and MTP needed someone to talk in empty whispery platitudes about what the Republican Party might be if this were a completely different universe with a completely different Republican Party. And just in case Peggers ends up being over-served at the "Face the Nation" hospitality room, Kimberley Strassel (also of The Wall Street Journal) will also be there to hold her hair as she offers her opinions projectile fashion into the very classy toilets of CBS's Martin Agronsky Memorial Restroom.
Former "Meet the Press" Republican houseplant, David Gregory, will once again leave the last of his dignity with the Fox News coat check girl and fill out a "Fox News Sunday" panel Juan Williams, George Will and GOP pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson.
Down the dial...
...GOP hitman Ed Rollins and disgraced "journalist" Judith Miller will once again make noises at each other (Fox "Sunday Morning Futures") and yet another Fox teevee product ("MediaBuzz) finds room for wingut blogger and Republican debate moderator, Mary Katherine Ham.
(h/t to The Orlando Sentinel for the early line on the weekly freak shows)