March 9, 2014

Fleetwood Mac -- Never Going Back Again

I don't know how many of you watched the Rachel Maddow-hosted special "Why We Did It" this week. I spent a disproportionate amount of time yelling at my screen. Because *we* didn't do it (meaning invade Iraq). There were many of us in that all-encompassing "we" who knew it was all bullshit and yelled and protested and fought like hell to be heard over the roar of the media. Maddow claims that the meda was fooled and duped, just like the rest of us Americans. Well, no, actually, I don't think that's true. They weren't duped. They were active misinformers, just like CBS was in this egregious report on Obamacare this year.

Active misinformers. Just like David Gregory, Bob Schieffer and GeorgeStephanopoulos.

*We* didn't do anything. *They* have failed us. And continue to do so.

ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.. Roundtable: Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, Republican strategist and ABC News contributor Ana Navarro, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, and former Obama White House senior adviser and ABC News contributor David Plouffe. Misty Copeland.

NBC's "Meet the Press" — Tony Blinken, deputy national security adviser; New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Roundtable: California Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass; Chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition Ralph Reed; Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director at the National Journal, Ron Fournier; and NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell.

CBS' "Face the Nation" — Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; former Vice President Dick Cheney; former Secretary of State James Baker and retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Jones, a former NATO commander in Europe. Roundtable: Rich Lowry of the National Review, CBS News State Department Correspondent Margaret Brennan, Peter Baker of the New York Times, and Jeffrey Goldberg of Bloomberg View.

MSNBC's "UP with Steve Kornacki" -- Abby Rapoport, The American Prospect; Djuan Trent, Fmr. Miss Kentucky; David Weigel, Slate; Brian Murphy, Baruch College; Evan McMorris-Santoro, BuzzFeed; Terry Golway, Kean University; Al Cross, Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism at the University of KY and columnist for the Louisville Courier Journal; Josh Barro, New York Times; Brian Thompson, NBC4; William Hiss, Fmr. Dean of Admissions; Holly Schepisi, New Jersey Assemblywoman.

MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry" -- Elise Jordan, Contributor to the Daily Beast / Former Speechwriter for Condoleezza Rice; David Cay Johnston, Author of “The Fine Print” / Contributing Editor at Newsweek; Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group / Author of “Every Nation for Itself”; Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation Magazine; Alexis Goldstein, Writer/Communications Director for “The Other 98%”; 9th Wonder, Rapper and Music Producer/”The Hip Hop Fellow”; Laura Gottesdiener, Freelance Journalist and Author of “A Dream Foreclosed”; Dorian Warren, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Public Affairs at Columbia University; Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA); Jeremy Richardson, Senior Energy Analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

MSNBC's "Disrupt with Karen Finney" -- Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, Policy Link; Perry Bacon,; Carolyn Jones, Texas Observer; Eduardo Porter, New York Times; Jane Fleming Kleeb, Bold Nebraska; Michael Blake, Director of Public Policy and External Affairs, Green For All; Viviana Hurtado, Wise Latina Club.

CNN's "State of the Union" — Blinken; former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist; Zygimantas Pavilionis, Lithuania's ambassador to the United States; Marina Kaljurand, Estonia's ambassador to the U.S. Panel: Donna Brazile, AB Stoddard and Ben Ferguson.

CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" -- Former National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, New York University’s Stephen Cohen, Canadian politician and journalist Chrystia Freeland and Princeton University’s Stephen Kotkin. Israel’s economics minister Naftali Bennett.

"Fox News Sunday" — Paul; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Panel: George Will; Jane Harman, President of Woodrow Wilson Center & Fmr Congresswoman (D-CA); former Senator Rick Santorum; Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor,TIME.

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