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Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Let's take a look at who's framing the debate this week.

How sad for Tailgunner Cruz (h/t Charlie Pierce). Looks like no one wanted to invite him onto the Sunday shows this weekend so he could threaten to beat up the President of the United States again.

No Ted Cruz, but the lineup for the bobblehead shows is pretty horrid even without him. Once again it's dominated by Republicans, right wing hate talkers and pundits, Beltway "both-siderist" Villagers, and Conserva-Dems, the only exceptions being Rep. Keith Ellison and former Gov. Martin O'Malley.

As always, if it's Sunday, it's meet the Republicans. Here's this week's lineup from the Tampa Bay Times with a few additions made to the guest lists:

ABC This Week (Click to see when it's on in your area)

Big guests: Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson, and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

High on the agenda: Paris terrorist attacks and 2016 politics.

The pundit panel: David Axelrod, Matthew Dowd, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz.


NBC Meet the Press

Big guests: Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich.

High on the agenda: Paris terrorist attacks and 2016 politics.

The pundit panel: Tom Brokaw, Helene Cooper, Ron Fournier, Kathleen Parker.


CNN State of the Union (9 a.m. EST)

Big guests: New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie; former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel; Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.

High on the agenda: Paris terrorist attacks.

The pundit panel: Former Sen. Bob Kerrey, D-Neb.; Farah Pandith; Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.; Hugh Hewitt.


CBS Face the Nation (Click to see when it's on in your area)

Big guests: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Brett McGurk, special presidential envoy to the global coalition to counter ISIL; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Michael Morrell, former deputy CIA director; Thomas Donilon, former National Security Advisor to President Obama; Frances Townsend, former homeland security adviser to President George W. Bush.

High on the agenda: Paris terrorist attacks and the war against ISIS.

The pundit panel: Karl Rove, Ruth Marcus, Ron Brownstein.

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Fox News Sunday (Click to see when it's on in your area)

Big guest: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; radio host Rush Limbaugh.

High on the agenda: Paris terrorist attacks and 2016 politics.

The pundit panel: George Will, Kirsten Powers, Michael Needham and Juan Williams

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