Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Our weekly look at the Sunday news shows and the bobbleheads who populate them.


The Who -- Won't Get Fooled Again

The Villagers have decided. Guess who is a Very. Serious. GOP. Candidate. for the 2016 campaign (which, as you may have noticed, is in full swing as far as they're concerned)? None other than Jeb Bush, confirming once again that there is nothing a conservative can do to be no longer taken seriously. No flip flops, no corruption, no alienation from the tea party forces which dominate their framing, no dynastic aversion in our democracy, no long term memory skills will dissuade the Beltway Cocktail Circuit from trumpeting Jeb as the Great Republican Savior. So Jebbie will be on not one or two, but FIVE shows this morning. Suck it, McCain!

ABC's "This Week" -- Former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla. Filmmaker R.J. Cutler. Roundtable: Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., who joined GOP senators dining with President Obama this week; DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.; ABC News' George Will; Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman; and Bloomberg News White House correspondent Julianna Goldman.

NBC's "Meet the Press" -- Bush. Political Roundtable: Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), freshman Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, fmr. Rep. Joe Scarborough (R-FL). Women in the Workplace Panel: former White House Press Secretary under President Clinton, Dee Dee Myers; Tennessee Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn; former John McCain 2008 Presidential Campaign Manager Steve Schmidt; and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus.

NBC's "The Chris Matthews Show" -- Kathleen Parker, The Washington Post; Gloria Borger, CNN Senior Political Analyst; David Ignatius, The Washington Post; Andrew Sullivan, The Daily Beast.

CBS' "Face the Nation" -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bush; Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.

MSNBC's "UP with Chris Hayes" -- Deepak Bhargava, executive director, Center for Community Change; M. Victoria Murillo, professor of political science and international affairs at Columbia University; Michael Shifter, president of Inter-American Dialogue; Alejandro Velasco, professor at New York University; Michael Moynihan, cultural news editor for Newsweek and The Daily Beast; Sujatha Fernandes, associate professor of sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center at the City University of New York; Greg Grandin, professor of history at New York University; Former Rep Bob Ney (R-OH); Raj Date, former deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Alexis Goldstein, Occupy Wall Street activist.

MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry" -- Carmen Wong Ulrich, President of Alta Wealth Management; Lisa Cook, Asst. Professor of Economic and International Relations, Michigan University; Ezra Klein, MSNBC Policy Analyst; Stephen Lerner, Labor and Community Organizer, Wall Street Accountability Campaign; Anne Pollock, author of “Medicating Race”; Jonathan Metzl, Professor of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University and Author of “Protest Psychosis”; Alondra Nelson, Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Columbia University; Dr. Harold Freeman, Founder of Patient Navigation Institute; Ira Glass, host of “This American Life”; Alex Kotlowitz, NPR Producer; Ta-Nehisi Coates, Senior Editor at The Atlantic; Josh Wachs, Chief Strategy Officer, Share Our Strength.

CNN's "State of the Union" -- Bush, Reps. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. Roundtable: former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn, former Speaker of the House and Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich, former Bush and Romney adviser Alex Castellanos and Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile.

CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" -- Moises Naim, a former minister of trade and industry in Venezuela, Rory Carroll, author of the new book Comandante, and Nikolas Kozloff, author of Hugo Chávez: Oil, Politics, and the Challenge to the United States. China watcher Evan Osnos.

CNN's "Reliable Sources" -- Dana Milbank of the Washington Post and Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker; outgoing WaPo ombudsman, Patrick Pexton and two of his predecessors, Geneva Overholser and Michael Getler; Gail Shister of TV Newser and Marissa Guthrie of the Hollywood Reporter.

"Fox News Sunday" -- Bush, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. Panel: Kimberley Strassel, The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board; Julie Pace, White House Correspondent for The Associated Press; Laura Ingraham, The Laura Ingraham Show / Fox News Contributor; Juan Williams, Fox News Contributor.

So what's catching your eye this morning?

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