Open thread: Sunday morning talking heads
posted at 8:01 am on August 19, 2012 by Allahpundit
Wall-to-wall professional flacks make this morning’s line-up one of the most dismal Sunday yakfests in ages. The lowlight: Noted Obama campaign spokesliar Stephanie Cutter does battle with Romney aides Eric Fehrnstrom and Kevin Madden on CNN and ABC, respectively. Look for guest host Jake Tapper to press her on how everyone in the world apparently misunderstood Biden’s racial pander about “chains.”
State of the Union Medicare; taxes; 2012 election: Romney advisor: Eric Fehrnstrom; Obama advisor Stephanie Cutter. Romney-Ryan Ticket; combative tone of campaigns: former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.). Moderator: Jim Acosta…
Meet the Press Tone of campaigns: Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.); Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-Va.). Panel: Mayor Kasim Reed (D-Atlanta); Senate nominee Ted Cruz (R-Texas); E.J. Dionne; Peggy Noonan; Chuck Todd.
This Week 2012 campaign: Obama advisor Stephanie Cutter; Romney advisor Kevin Madden. Sen. Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.); Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). Panel: Author Neil Barofsky (“Bailout”); Austan Goolsbee; Grover Norquist; Kimberley Strassel. Moderator Jake Tapper.
Fox News Sunday 2012 campaign: Romney campaign advisor Ed Gillespie; Obama campaign advisor Robert Gibbs. Obama campaign advisor Stuart Stevens. Panel: Bill Kristol; Joe Trippi; Karl Rove; former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.)…
Face the Nation 2012 campaign: Obama supporter Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.); Mitt Romney supporter former Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R-N.Y.). Taxes: Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform; Neera Tanden, Center for American Progress. Outside spending on campaigns: Kim Barker, Propublica. Panel: John Dickerson; Niall Ferguson, Newsweek; Jeff Zeleny, the New York Times; Nia Malika-Henderson.