And these children that you spit on
As they try to change their worlds
Are immune to your consultations
They're quite aware of what they're going through
David Bowie, Changes
These wonderful kids. These strong, powerful, eloquent, smart young people. I love them with a mama lion ferocity that left me in tears most of yesterday watching them speak with clear and powerful messaging. It wasn't overtly partisan. It wasn't muddled with a million other tangential issues. It was simple, and beautiful and inarguable: "We should not have to fear for our lives and you adults have failed to protect us so we're taking it on and we won't stop until we've won."
More power to them.
But of course, today they have will have competition with all the adults who have failed them all this time. Tell me, why do they have the right to get so much air time still?
ABC's "This Week" - Mark Kelly, co-founder of Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence; Ret. Adm. Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Stephen Hadley, former Bush national security adviser. Panel: Matthew Dowd of ABC News, Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight; David Brody of Christian Broadcasting Network and Shannon Pettypiece of Bloomberg News.
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.; Corey Lewandowksi, former presidential campaign manager for Donald Trump. Gun Panel with local Wisconsinites. Panel: Robert Costa of The Washington Post and PBS’ “Washington Week”; radio host Hugh Hewitt; Kasie Hunt of NBC News and host of MSNBC’s “Kasie DC”; and Democratic strategist Heather McGhee, president of Demos.
CBS' "Face the Nation" - Warner; Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa; Marjory Stoneman Douglas students Jaclyn Corin, Ryan Deitsch and Kyle Kashuv. Panel: Jamelle Bouie of Slate, Anne Gearan and Michael Gerson of The Washington Post and Zeke Miller of The Associated Press.
CNN's "State of the Union" - Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.; Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio. Panel: Van Jones; former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa.; Linda Chavez, chair of the Center for Equal Opportunity and former Reagan administration official; and Rep. Nanette Barragan, D-Calif.
CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" - A special presentation of “The Most Powerful Man in the World,” about Russian President Vladimir Putin.
CNN's "Reliable Sources" - Former Fox News anchor Eric Bolling; Olivia Nuzzi of New York magazine; Sarah Westwood of The Washington Examiner; Jeffrey Toobin of CNN and The New Yorker; David Zurawik of The Baltimore Sun; and Lois Beckett of The Guardian US.
"Fox News Sunday" - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin; March for Our Lives organizer Cameron Kasky; Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Delaney Tarr; Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, and daughter Charlotte Pence. Panel: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich; Julie Pace of The Associated Press; Jason Miller, former Trump for President senior communications adviser; and Juan Williams.
So, what's catching your eye this morning?