Skip to comments.Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 31 December 2006
Posted on 12/31/2006 5:10:46 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
The Talk Shows
Sunday, December 31st, 2006
Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:
FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind.; former Gov. Tom Vilsack, D-Iowa, presidential candidate.
MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw; journalist Bob Woodward.
FACE THE NATION (CBS): Alexander Haig, former Ford White House chief of staff; journalists Ben Bradlee of the Washington Post and Tom DeFrank of the New York Daily News; Gerald Ford biographer James Cannon.
THIS WEEK (ABC): Former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., presidential candidate; wife, Elizabeth Edwards.
LATE EDITION (CNN) : Feisal al-Istrabadi, Iraq's deputy ambassador to the United Nations; Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Arlen Specter, R-Pa., and Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn.
If the debate on Late Edition between Lieberman and Specter had been a 10 round prize fight, they would have called it in the 1st, with Lieberman's arm raised.
He cleaned Specter's clock on the debate of "why or why not" visit Damascus.
Winner by KO, not TKO, Sen Lieberman.
OMG I never agree with Juan Williams but for once he got it right...Krauhammer is totally wrong I've lost much respect for him because of this now
Odd that our best spokesperson this morning was the Democrat.
Pelosi and Reid have reason to worry....there are some seriously aging dems...Supreme Court Justice Stevens, Inouye, Akaka, and Byrd come to mind.
I hear you. a/c running on New Year's Eve. Best wishes for a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2007 to you and yours!
chocolate anything is wonderful....when I eat breakfast I'm going to have some chocolate this morning...
I wish Wolfie would consider whether Truman should have sent our troops into Korea.
30,000 Americans died in Korea by the time Truman left office, 2 1/2 years later.
781 Americans died on 1 date, November 30, 1950, from fighting for Korean freedom under Truman.
You know, what the DBM calls a "good Republican."
Clearly that's an oversimplification and doesn't account for lots of things he did do, such as taking on Johnson's "great society" programs in the 60s, but it's how I picture him.
I also agree with those that characterize Ford as an "anti-conservative Republican," if you take Reagan to represent the conservatives in the party. Lots of people have pointed out the slap in the face selecting Nelson Rockefeller as his VP was to conservatives. At the time it was intended to broaden his standing across the party as Ford was nominally a midwestern conservative (of the old school) and Rockefeller represented a different wing of the party, but events later made me associate Ford (and the old school midwest Republicans) with the country club Rockefeller Republicans as oppposed to the Reagan conservatives.
It's also interesting to me the account in the New York Times indicating that Ford and Carter became close friends based largely on their mutual dislike of Ronald Reagan. I take the report with a big grain of salt based on the source, but it is consistent with my impression of the late President Ford.
I do agree that Reagan probably couldn't have been elected in 1976 and that it took 4 years of Carter to slap people "up side the head" and make them realize that, yes, the Dhimmicrats really are that stupid, dishonest and incompetent. I think that's going to be the consensus in two years, as well, after we have watched the wheels fall off of Nazi Pelosi's little red wagon.
None of this is that strongly held or backed by any research. It's just my impression, having lived through the times in question (though I wasn't paying that much attention to politics at the time).
Was that an obama reference, did I miss something?
not really....many pubbies voted for him this time because he's supportive of the President in Iraq and in general the WOT...many pubbies in CA sent money to his campaign as they did from other states too...he'll hold their feet to the fire so they can't screw up so bad
Lugar needs 24/7 Geritol IV.
heck iron won't help Lugar...brass might though
Afterthought: and a little testosterone wouldn't hurt.
I already have including some Cadbury's Milk Tray chocolates
Some one here must have saved that delightful exchange with Ford in which he says, referring to Carter who had just behaved badly and made a subordinate feel very crushed, that you can't make chicken salad out of chicken s#%t. I don't think the stories about them being friends are all they are cracked up to be.
Yes and a Lieberman/Miller (Zell) ticket in '08 would probably sweep the nation. Where do I send a check?
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