The Spinners - It's A Shame
While the flyover states deal with nasty weather (much of our video crew lives in the mid-west, so weather has been a major concern), the Beltway Bubble crowd are busy spinning and smearing, and that is most certainly a shame. Alan Greenspan will be on This Week to spin how even though he doesn't support the McCain tax cuts, the current crappy economy has nothing to do with his policies or endorsements of earlier tax cuts. And Rudy Giuliani will be on Meet the Press to smear the Obama campaign on behalf of McCain, and let's be honest, to talk about how everything changed on 9/11. And FEMA's David Paulison will be on Late Edition to tell us how much they've learned since Katrina. Shame on all of them.
ABC's "This Week" - Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.; Carly Fiorina, adviser to John McCain; former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.
CBS' "Face the Nation" - Gov. Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz.; Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.; former acting Gov. Jane Swift, R-Mass.
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, R-N.Y.; Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.; Bob Woodward, associate editor for The Washington Post and author of a new book on the Bush administration.
CNN's "Late Edition" - R. David Paulison, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency; Govs. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn., and Bill Richardson, D-N.M.; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.; Linda Douglass, adviser to Barack Obama; Nancy Pfotenhauer, adviser to McCain.
"Fox News Sunday" - Former Gov. Tony Knowles, D-Alaska; Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell, R-Alaska; Jim Laychak, president of the Pentagon Memorial Fund.
"The Chris Matthews Show" - Panel: Mark Whitaker, Katty Kay, Patrick Healy, Cynthia Tucker. Topics: Obama's on defense -- are Democrats worrying too soon about his chances? How will women view Palin's decision to balance motherhood and the VP job? Meter Questions: Is Gov. Sarah Palin a smart pick for John McCain? YES: 8 NO: 4; Can McCain beat Obama among swing voters? YES: 2 No: 10
So what's catching your eye this morning?