November 20, 2016

I swear, I wake up each morning, hoping that this month was just a really terrible dream, a la Pam Ewing in Dallas. I can't believe we've come to the point in this country where someone so vastly unqualified, so uninformed, so ridiculously thin-skinned, so determined to not follow any norm or tradition could actually be considered the best option for the White House by so many Americans.

I know it's a surprise to find that the Sunday shows are chockablock with conservatives again. It's a strange phenomenon, isn't it? Democrat in charge, they book conservatives as "balance". Republican (I can't honestly call him a conservative, because I don't believe he has any actual ideology other than self-interest.) president-elect and do we get Dems as "balance"? Oh hell no.

ABC's "This Week" - Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman and chief of staff to President-elect Donald Trump.; Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. Panel: ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd, ABC News contributor LZ Granderson, NPR Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, and Bloomberg Politics national political reporter Jennifer Jacobs.

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Priebus, Schumer; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Panel: Kathleen Parker, Robert Costa, Neera Tanden, and Tom Friedman.

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Vice President-elect Mike Pence; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. Panel: Maya MacGuineas, David Frum, Grover Norquist, and Lanhee J. Chen.

CNN's "State of the Union" - Priebus; Reps. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Diane Black, R-Tenn. former Rep. Mike Rogers, R-MI, former Rep. Bakari Sellers, D-SC.

CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" - former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite and an encore airing of the interview with Gen. Michael Flynn.

CNN's "Reliable Sources" -- Sarah L Ellison, Marisa Guthrie, Ben Shapiro, Charles M. Blow, Salena Zito, Ann Compton, and Ken Kurson.

So what's catching your eye this morning?

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