Michigan is the birthplace and family home of our intrepid editor-in-chief and good friend ek hornbeck (No that is not his real name, but I’ll never tell. Sorry, Meteor Blades). It is also the home of a fellow blogger and friend Marcy Wheeler, proprietress of emptywheel. Marcy lives in Grand Rapids where this past Sunday …
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Dec 17 2019
Oct 15 2007
Last night, Tim Russert’s CNBC Show discussed the state of the 2008 race as it stands now. This show, about which I’ve written before, has no transcripts available and almost every time I write about it, it is usually from memory. Last night, however, I did take notes.
I almost always watch this one-hour show as it allows the guests maximum time to elaborate their viewpoint. Unlike ‘Meet The Press,’ Russert rarely interrupts and proves what one of my favorite journalists ever, Robin MacNeil, once said of the concept behind PBS’ The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, “If you allow a politician or a policy maker more than a few seconds to speak, they might even say something substantive.”
Towards the end of last night’s show, Russert and his panel discussed Al Gore’s political future.