That's right, David Gregory is dancing his way into his first official hosting duties on Meet the Press. And he has a full house with which to contend: Illinois politicos to discuss the ongoing Blago saga and past and present CEOs, undoubtedly to discuss their take on the
union busting auto bailout. Hmmm....let's see how much Republican spin Gregory will allow without context, like his predecessor Brokaw. I'm guessing, especially considering the conservative-weighted line up, that a guy willing to be part of Karl Rove's dance posse is willing to put up with quite a bit of conservative crap.
Former Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain will be on This Week. What are the chances that George Stephanopoulos will question him about the report he co-authored fixing the blame for our torture policies squarely on Donald Rumsfeld and George Bush? Or will he be asked for his sage economic advice? You know, the stuff that Joe the Plumber found appalling?
ABC's "This Week" - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich., Bob Corker, R-Tenn, and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio; Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan; Michael Eric Dyson, sociology professor at Georgetown University.
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Madigan; Illinois Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn; Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich.; former Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass.; former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina; Wal-Mart President & CEO Lee Scott; Google CEO Eric Schmidt.
CNN's "Late Edition" - Sens. John Ensign, R-Nev., and Bob Casey, D-Pa.; Gene Sperling, former Clinton economic adviser; Ron Gettelfinger, president of United Auto Workers.
CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Question of the Week: What do you think was the most important international story of 2008? and why?
"Fox News Sunday" - Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Corker.
"The Chris Matthews Show" - Panel: Andrea Mitchell, Andrew Sullivan, Eugene Robinson, Ceci Connolly. Topics: How big is Obama's mandate for change? Will the comedy shows find humor in Obama? Meter Questions: Does Obama have a blank check for his economic stimulus plan? YES: 9 NO: 3; Will Hillary Clinton have more influence on Obama's foreign policy than Joe Biden? YES: 10 No: 2
So what's catching your eye this morning?