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Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

General David Petraeus is going to start Mother's Day by hopefully ensuring that Pakistani nukes won't kill us. And FINALLY people are interested in torture now that they can bring Nancy Pelosi down with it!

Jason Linkins

Robert Gates Defends Obama Doctrine: A "Humble America" With A "Big Stick"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates appeared on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS Sunday, granting host Zakaria an hour long interview that was one of the most deta...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week has amazed, humbled, enchanted, terrified, angered, mystified, sickened, simonized, dry-cleaned, slow-cooked, dry-rubbed, contributed to the delinquency of a minor, and manslaughtered the innocence of all of us.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lawrence Summers on a Sunday Morning. Can't keep doing this! But, all the banks had to take their stress tests, and WOW! GUESS WHAT? They are all, somehow, well-capitalized!

Sunday Morning Still Searching For Successor To Russert's Throne: Will It Be Stephanopoulos?

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The throne is empty." So said "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, meaning that there has been no successor as the king of Sunday morning televisio...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Hayden is on teevee right now, complaining that no one will be allowed to indulge in torture anymore. Doesn't Obama realize that the "basic foundation of the legitimacy of the CIA" is sadism?

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OH NOES! Apparently, we're going to have third string Senate personalities, and an attempt to "answer" things about the economy from Fox Business Channel. Yikes.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OMGZ who is the dreamy new CEO of General Motors and is he ready to withstand the cotton candy interrogations of MEET THE PRESS?

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 30, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

L.A. Times contributor Andrew Klavan DOUBLE DOG DARES YOU intolerable lefties to listen...just listen!...to Rush Limbaugh's show! Because if you did,...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Good morning to everyone and welcome to your Sunday morning liveblog of your Sunday morning political chit-chat festivals. My name is Jason, and toda...

Geithner vs. Geithner: "Meet The Press," "This Week" Both Book Treasury Secretary

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has double-booked his Sunday morning! Both ABC's "This Week" and NBC's "Meet the Press" will host the Treasury Se...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Well, it was only a matter of time before Tim Geithner ruined one of my weekends, and apparently, it's going to be this one, to be followed, possibly,...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

My name is Jason and welcome to your Sunday Morning Liveblog, where I battle wankery with wankery for your amusement.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, twittering old man John McCain is awake with us, ready to handle our beavers. Earmark reform -- McCain wants it, Obama promised it.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Imagine Obama's boot, stomping up and down on David Ignatius' face, forever, for two or maybe three months. Like Avril Lavigne said, it's COMPLICATED.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What's the over/under on the number of ways David Gregory comes up with to ask Jindal if he's going to run for president? I don't know, but he'll be hailed as a Goddamned genius.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

You know, one of the great things about passing an economic stimulus package near Valentine's Day is that every wonk in town had at least one good pickup line this weekend.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I hope you are ready for a stimulating conversation, by which I mean a conversation about stimulating. By which I mean the stimulus package. And whether it stimulates the economy.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michael Steele is up for a return to the "Contract With America," though he does not LITERALLY want to travel back in time to 1994.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hey! It's John McCain! He looks happy. He did Obama a solid in helping to push the Clinton nomination along. But what's his role?

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today marks the final Sunday of the Bush administration! Does that fill you with nostaglic waxings? It does for me, but they are, in all honesty, mainly of the warm bed I just got out of.

Jason Linkins

Obama Interview Helps This Week Beat Meet The Press

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week was a good week for This Week, which ended up eking out a win over NBC rival Meet The Press in Total Viewers, and landing as the "top-rated ...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's been a long time since we checked in with the nerd Chris Matthews, so let's see how he's handling these last two weeks before Obama is sworn in and he loses it completely.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Steny Hoyer and George H. W. Bush? I hadn't prepared for all this animal charisma and sexual heat! Lucky for me, I'll have Brit Hume and Mara Liasson back on the panel today, as bonerkillers.

Cheney's Legacy Project and the Return of the Media Cringe

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harry Shearer

Do the producers of the Sunday political shows think it's presumptuous to submit high officials to the kind of grilling they brag about when senators or other lesser beings undergo it?