Don't panic peons -- your Elite Media is on the job!
Sure, some fringe Cruzites are itching to use their positions as the people's elected representatives to destroy the people's federal government (just like the hippies would love to do no doubt!) but I just have this crazy hunch we are about to learn that a plucky coalition of Wall Street bankers, lobbyists, incrementally-less-batshit-than-Ted-Cruz Republicans, oil company barons, defense contractors and media moguls may yet be able to prevent the monster they designed and built from wrecking the parts of the Evil Gummit that personally benefit them.
To that end, on behalf of you the customer, "Meet the Press" has spared no expense rounding up the most soul-killingly usual of the Usual Suspects and has arrayed them around a very expense table to scold all the usual Bad People who are making life in the nation's capitol unpleasant for them. So tomorrow if your plans include taking a shot every time someone invokes "Both Sides", give your car keys to a friend and expect to be face down in a puddle of your own sick by noon.
Roundtable: Is Washington Broken?
Congressional gridlock has reached all-time highs while approval ratings dip to records lows. With the budget crises now in the rearview mirror, what are the sticking points on the big agenda items moving forward? Plus, it’s been another tough week for the roll out of Obamacare. How big of a problem are the glitches? Our roundtable breaks it all down: NY Times Columnist David Brooks; Washington Post Columnist E.J. Dionne; host of CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” Maria Bartiromo; and NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell.