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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?

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's go time on a super new war in the Middle East. Wow! Has "democracy" taken root up in that piece or what?

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Dick Cheney Unplugged" and other highlights of the Sunday news shows.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Facing Fox News Sunday in a raw state of of semi-sleepiness, innocent dreams from the night before still half-remembered? This is going to hurt.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We knew that Obama was going to inherit some major problems, but we'll pretend that we've actually been blindsided by them because, let's face it, it's sporting to sometimes allow Meet The Press to feel like it's the superior institution.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oh, boy. Battle of the Surrogates, 2008 style today as Lindsey "Jowly Dave Foley" Graham does battle with Claire McCaskill.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ahh, Fox News Sunday. Your refusal to upgrade from the mid 1980s where graphics and music are concerned truly inspires.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yes, rumors are flying and most of them are extremely unsound, but because a few of them are not, speculation remains the hard currency of the realm where the political media are concerned.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, last week? Pretty momentous, right? And historical, as well. So historical that we say it was "an" historical week, even when we say those word...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today's theme is: "What's Going To Happen In The Election?" And next week, "Wow, Now That The Election Is Over, What Are We Going To Talk About?"

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tim Kaine, Tom Ridge, Karl Rove, and the Fox Panel talking about...media bias! Oh, sweet monkey Christ, that's going to be great.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Nancy Pfotenhauer goes around saying that I'm not a real Virginian...well, it riles me up a little, because I'm as real a Virginian as you are going to get.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Well, let it not be said that John McCain can't keep a promise! He said that he was going to take his campaign in a new, negative direction, and, wow. Just...wow.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We jump right into the New Negativity and Palin "pallin' around with terrorists." Lieberman says: "It is fair game!"

Jason Linkins

If It's Sunday...It's An Explanation Of Football Metaphors

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last Friday, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer rendered his verdict on McCain's chances to win the election - he hadn't any. Obama has ...

Sunday Watch 10-5-08: In Which Tom Brokaw Goes Foxy

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

Brokaw's bland evasiveness on Meet the Press does not bode well for what we can expect from his turn as moderator at this Tuesday's debate.

Jason Linkins

Closest Thing You'll Get To Palin Is Her Debate Facsimile

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As vice presidential contender Sarah Palin made her way to the end of her first and only debate of this campaign season, you got the sense that she wa...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top advisors to both campaigns will apparently answer who won the debate, so were starting off Sunday with a real deep dive into existential uselessness, aren't we?

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We are going to learn things that you didn't want to know, mainly from the King of the Sunday Morning Bonershrinkers, Hank Paulson, who was all over the programs Sunday.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Good morning and welcome to your liveblog of the Sunday Morning political FUBAR-festival, which has got to be better than my Saturday FUBAR Festival -...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's the first Sunday after the convention and the tickets are out in force! Obama takes on Stephanopoulos. McCain stares at Bob Schieffer. Joe Biden meets the press. Have I left anyone out? Seriously, have I forgotten anyone important?

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Greeting fellow Sunday Morning mourners! I am back from the Mile High City of Denver, Colorado and its epic long waits for nearly everything, happily...

Jason Linkins

Wasilla City Hall, Sarah Palin's Seat Of Power

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't know why everyone is dogging out McCain vice-presidential pick Sarah Palin as being inexperienced! As the above picture shows, and this one -...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hello and good morning and welcome to your Sunday Morning liveblog - which is really your truncated, abbreviated Sunday Morning liveblog. The reason?...

Jason Linkins

Sunday Hosts Under The Microscope At Pre-Convention Panel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sunday morning was business as usual on the networks, with Face The Nation, Meet The Press, and This Week performing their familiar weekly duties agai...