April 1, 2017

My youngest is taking a digital illustration class, and was trying to decide what to do as a project. She is obsessed with the musical Hamilton, so she's currently working on an animatic based on her favorite song, which is the one in which Angelica Schuyler recalls her first meeting with Alexander Hamilton. This isn't hers; it's the one that inspired her to try her hand at it. But I also think that the message of our first president is one that the current occupant of the White House (and all his enablers within the West Wing and Congress) should remember: History has its eyes on you. You don't get to decide who writes your story.

And I don't believe that history will be kind to the Republican Party, because their desire to hold onto power and wealth over concern for their constituencies could not be more blatant.

History has its eyes on them. Is this the legacy they wish for?

ABC's "This Week" - U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley; Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz.; Dmitry Peskov, press secretary to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Panel: ABC’s Jonathan Karl, Anne Gearan of The Washington Post and Michael Leiter, former director at the National Counterterrorism Center.

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Former FBI agent Clint Watts, now with the Foreign Policy Research Institute at George Washington University; Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. Panel: Robert Draper of GQ and The New York Times Magazine; Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post; Greta Van Susteren of MSNBC’s “For the Record”; and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report.

CBS' "Face the Nation" -Haley; Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas; Sen. Angus King, I-Maine; and Jon Meacham. Panel: Peter Baker of The New York Times, Susan Page of USA Today, Michael Graham of The Weekly Standard and David Ignatius of The Washington Post.

CNN's "State of the Union" - Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House intelligence committee; Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, Freedom Caucus founding chairman; and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. Panel: Mike Rogers, national security commentator; political commentator Nina Turner; Rep. Jason Lewis, R-Minn.; and Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress.

CNN's "Reliable Sources" - Tina Brown, founder of Women in the World and president and CEO of Tina Brown Live Media; Angie Drobnic Holan of PolitiFact; Glenn Kessler of The Washington Post; and Matthew Garrahan of Financial Times. A panel features Charles Blow of The New York Times, Jeff Mason of Reuters and Matthew Continetti of The Washington Free Beacon.

CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" -- Jeff Immelt, chairman/CEO of General Electric; former Gov. Tom Kean, R-N.J.; Evgeny Afineevsky, director of “Cries From Syria”; and Kholoud Helmi, Syrian human rights campaigner.

"Fox News Sunday" - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt; McConnell. Panel: radio host Laura Ingraham, Julie Pace of The Associated Press, Gerald F. Seib of The Wall Street Journal and Gillian Turner, former member of the White House National Security Council.

So what's catching your eye this morning?

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