No surprise the major topic is the Obamacare rollout and some NSA secrecy coverage. And also, two #BENGHAZI Senators: As digby puts it “Keep in mind that Benghazi!™ is a patented right wing smear developed to torture Hillary Clinton for the rest of her life. (They don’t need it for Barack Obama because: Kenyan usurper.)”
Bill Moyers is re-retiring, sadly.
Stephen Kinzer and his book The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War appear on C-SPAN’s Q & A today, for more see David Swanson’s Eisenhower’s Drones.
Remember the Lauren Green meltdown interview with Reza Aslan on Fox? He’s featured on Religion & Ethics.
FDL’s Book Salon features the death penalty A Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America. Movie Night is Being Ginger. And Marcy Wheeler and Gaius Publius will be Virtually Speaking.
ABC’S THIS WEEK: White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). Nate Silver on midterm elections. Roundtable: ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd, co-host of CNN’s “Crossfire” Van Jones, ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl, and Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan. Then ROb Lowe on playing JFK in Bill O’Reilly’s “Killing Kennedy” on NatGeo.
CBS’ FACE THE NATION: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) on the NSA and Healthcare.gov.
CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION: Chair of House Homeland Committee Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) on the terror attack at LAX. Benghazi Sen. Kelly Ayotte, another one threatening to block administration nominees. “Plus, we’ll examine the reason behind President Obama’s low poll numbers. Is it his policies, his disengagement, or a result of divided government? Blanche Lincoln lost her Senate seat in 2010 because of her support for the President.” Roundtable: Blanche Lincoln, CNN Crossfire Host Newt Gingrich, former Kathleen Sebelius adviser Neera Tanden, and Obama biographer David Maraniss.
FOX NEWS SUNDAY: Healthcare.gov with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the architects of ObamaCare, and James Capretta of the Ethics & Public Policy Center. Then, Benghazi Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Roundtable: Scott Brown, Julie Pace, Karl Rove, Evan Bayh.
MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY: The Syllabus.
MOYERS & COMPANY: The Top Secret Trade Deal You Need to Know About. Dean Baker and Yves Smith on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Then, Robert Greenwald’s new Drone documentary Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars. Plus, a Bill Moyers essay on Healthcare.gov.
NBC’S MEET THE PRESS: Mitt Romney with a response by Mitt Romney’s successor, Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA). Roundtable: Former Senior Adviser to the president David Axelrod; Washington Post Associate Editor Bob Woodard; editor of the Weekly Standard Bill Kristol; and anchor of BBC World News America, Katty Kay. Read the rest of this entry →