But no, that wouldn’t happen on the Sunday shows, because those are issues that Americans are actually grappling with. Instead, guess who all five of the major Sunday news shows booked?
Because, dagnabit, the Beltway media really, really wants to talk about the 2016 race right now and not all those actual issues. And who better to let have a chance to revise history than the brother of the worst president of all time?
Delusion is sadly rampant in the Republican Party. On This Week, Paul Krugman scoffed at Sen. Ron Johnson argument that we need to cut Social Security and Medicare to save it, calling them non-facts.
Nancy Pelosi told Candy Crowley that in the negotiations towards this Grand Bargain, the idea of raising the eligibility age for Medicare benefits wouldn’t actually strengthen the program, but might be the scalp the Republicans need to be able to do a deal.
And finally, Happy Women History Month. In honor of this and in direct conflict with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book urging women to be more ambitious and fill leadership roles, that expert on woment, George Will, tells them to forget it, “No one can have it all.”