Open thread: Sunday morning talking heads

Smart Hagel spin from the White House this morning as the pope of “reasonableness,” a.k.a. fellow Democrat-supporting Republican Colin Powell, emerges to bless the nomination as being officially reasonable. Meanwhile, former Hagel ally turned adversary John McCain will hit “Face the Nation” to explain the end of the bromance and how it really, totally isn’t mainly just a grudge over Hagel’s refusal to endorse him in 2008.

Elsewhere this morning, whole lotta gun blather. Watching Joe Manchin squirm over how red a red-state Democrat he is should prove somewhat amusing. The line-up via National Journal:

Meet the Press hosts former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Newark Mayor Cory Booker and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour

Face the Nation hosts Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Ret. Gen. Stanley McChrystal, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

This Week hosts Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman

Fox News Sunday hosts Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden and Gun Owners of America Executive Director Larry Pratt

State of the Union hosts NRA President David Keene, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.