December 6, 2015

(The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore, with a more honest assessment than you're going to get on any of these talking head shows about how tragic it is that we're viewing these mass shootings as commonplace in the United States now.)

If it's Sunday, once again, it's meet the Republicans. They let a few Democrats slip in there this week, but par for the course they're far outnumbered by their Republican counterparts on the political talk shows.

To no one's surprise, the topic of this week's mass shooting in San Bernardino is "high on the agenda." Someone let me know when the same standard they're applying to anyone who is a Muslim terrorist starts being applied to these people terrorizing women's health facilities as well, will you?

I want to know when they're all going to demand that we know ahead of time that someone might shoot up a clinic where women are going to have access reproductive services and medical care, and what measures we're going to take to assure that we stop every single crazy person who might even consider killing and harming those people from acting out on those thoughts.

I'm not holding my breath while I wait.

Here's the lineup for this week and it looks like the fearmongering over this latest shooting will be front and center once again as we saw from our corporate media all week long.

From the Tampa Bay Times:

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

Big guests: Republican presidential candidates, Donald Trump, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

High on the agenda: The 2016 race for the White House and the San Bernardino shootings.

The pundit panel: Jamelle Bouie, Gwen Ifill, Ed O'Keefe, Ben Domenech and Gerald Seib.

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

Big guests: Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush.

High on the agenda: 2016 politics and the shootings in San Bernardino.

The pundit panel: Alex Castellanos, Matthew Dowd, Michael Eric Dyson and Jennifer Granholm.


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

Big guest: Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson.

High on the agenda: 2016 politics and the San Bernardino shootings.

The pundit panel: Brit Hume, Julie Pace, George Will and Juan Williams.


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

Big guests: Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

High on the agenda: 2016 politics and the shootings in San Bernardino.

The pundit panel: Neera Tanden, Van Jones, SE Cupp and Ken Cuccinelli.


NBC Meet the Press

Big guests: U.S. Attorney Gen. Loretta Lynch.

High on the agenda: The shootings in San Bernardino and 2016 politics.

The pundit panel: Elizabeth Bumiller, Rich Lowry, Charles Ogletree and Amy Walter.

Let us know what's catching your eye this morning in the comments section.

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