April 21, 2007


(Photo via augschburger.)

The Sunday Talking Head line-up is ready for your reading pleasure (or lack thereof, as the case may be.)

Looks like lots of discussion regarding the horrible shooting incident at Virginia Tech. Meet the Press has Education Secretary Margaret Spellings booked for today -- wonder if Russert will ask her why the department has been giving lucrative contracts for literacy work in underprivileged neighborhoods to cronies who haven't been doing the work? Dunno about you, but if I were Russert, I might ask something like "Why is it more important to funnel money to your Republican cronies than to help poor children learn to read?" Because, you know, that says a whole lot of kids get left behind to me.

Beyond that, I see that Newt Gingrich will be opening his considerable yap again this morning. Yawn. Although he would be a good guest to discuss Republican corruption and rank hypocrisy, come to think of it. I'd guess there will be some discussion of the abysmal performance of AG Alberto Gonzales on Thursday -- but what else is there to say other than it was a nasty, disingenuous stall tactic disguised as testimony, and no one with any sense at all thinks that he is the best person to be running the DoJ. Not that this sort of logic or sense has ever stopped the Bush Administration, but hey...a girl can dream. Wonder how Karl is sleeping these days, what with the DoJ investigation, the Abramoff investigation and the backdoor RNC e-mail investigation all heating up at the same time?

Oh, and it is Earth Day today, not that you would know it from the show bookings. What is catching your eye in the news and on the blogs this morning?

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