August 28, 2016

If you want a perfect example of everything that's wrong with our corporate media these days, take a look at the clip above and know that we can expect more of the same from every single one of these Sunday morning gab-fests.

Hillary Clinton rightfully points out that Donald Trump has been running a campaign where the dog whistles have been thrown out for blow horns, he's paling around with white nationalists and cozying up to the Alt-Right with his choice of campaign manager, or "CEO," in Steve Bannon, but now "both sides" are down in the gutter and crying racism.

I don't know about anyone else, but I'm ready for this election to be over yesterday. The day I never have to hear another word out of Donald Trump or one of his surrogates' mouths can't come soon enough for me. Here's the lineup for this week's edition of Meet the Republicans courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel (check your local listings for times and stations in your area):

Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., who chairs the Trump transition team, talks to ABC's "This Week" at 10 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Donna Brazile, chair of the Democratic National Committee, discusses Hillary Clinton's campaign. The panel will be GOP strategist Alex Castellanos, Democratic strategist Stephanie Cutter, Republican strategist Ana Navarro and Symone Sanders, former national press secretary for Bernie Sanders' campaign. Martha Raddatz examines France's battle with ISIS.

Kellyanne Conway, Trump campaign manager, and Trump supporter Dr. Ben Carson are guests on CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are DNC Chair Brazile and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. The panel will be Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, Ed O'Keefe of The Washington Post, Mark Leibovich of The New York Times Magazine and Republican strategist Leslie Sanchez.

Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., Trump's running mate, talks to CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon. A panel features Antonio Villaraigosa, former mayor of Los Angeles; Corey Lewandowski, former Trump campaign manager; Abby Phillip of The Washington Post; and Matt Bai of Yahoo News.

Reince Priebus, chair of the Republican National Committee, and David Plouffe, manager of Obama's 2008 campaign, talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The panel will be Robert Costa of The Washington Post, radio host Hugh Hewitt, NBC's Andrea Mitchell and Joy Reid of MSNBC.

Conway of the Trump campaign and Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson talk to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. The program salutes Olympic gold medal swimmer Katie Ledecky. The panel will be Juan Williams, George Will, Susan Page of USA Today and Karl Rove, former Bush White House adviser.

Michael Mukasey, former U.S. attorney general, and Steve Moore, economic adviser to Trump, are guests on "Sunday Morning Futures" at 10 a.m. on Fox News Channel. Another guest is Anthony Zinni, retired USMC general and former CENTCOM commander. The panel will be GOP strategist Ed Rollins, Fox News contributor Jessica Tarlov and former Sen. Al D'Amato, R-N.Y.

Kathleen Carroll, executive editor of The Associated Press, and Jorge Ramos, anchor of Univision and Fusion, talk to CNN's "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. Stuart Stevens, chief strategist to Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign, is another guest. A panel on the election, the "alt right," the media and race features Trump supporter Scottie Nell Hughes, Jamil Smith of MTV News and J.D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy."

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-Ark., talks to "MediaBuzz" at 11 a.m. on Fox News Channel. Other guests are Susan Ferrechio of The Washington Examiner, Kelly Riddell of The Washington Times, Democratic strategist Joe Trippi, Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist, Fox News contributor Eboni Williams and Simon Rosenberg, president and founder of the New Democratic Network.

The panel on "Inside Politics," at 8 a.m. on CNN, will be Julie Pace of The Associated Press, Ed O'Keefe of The Washington Post, Molly Ball of The Atlantic and Jeff Zeleny of CNN.

"Fareed Zakaria GPS" explores gun policy in Switzerland, Japan, Israel and Australia and the high rates of suicide within the active U.S. military and among veterans. The program airs at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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