Good morning everyone and welcome to your Sunday Morning liveblog, where I mine the weekly political chat shows for four or five good one-liners and then hide them among several pages of spelling errors and weird emotions, as a sort of Scavenger Hunt Of Feelings for all of you!
My name is Jason, and today — what a day it is likely to be! You should be watching al Jazeera today for news and information that’s of significance. This will be a day where these shows’ hosts start off by saying, “Let’s check in with what’s going on in Egypt,” and the reporter will have three minutes to talk about the amazing events taking place there, whereupon the host will say, “Wow, really powerful stuff, reporter-person, thanks a lot,” before the segue: “And now, we turn our attention to Washington. The Tea Party: how are they changing the way lawmakers wear pants.” OR SOME SUCH BOOOOLSHIT.
I don’t even know who’s on these shows today, with one exception: Harold Ford. I know he’s on because after some people on Twitter declared him MIA I had to make sure he wasn’t going to try to “take his talents to South Cairo.” Duh: he was scheduled to be on MEET THE PRESS. I think he lives behind one of the fake bookcases. (Does he pay taxes in New York, though? His spokesperson will eventually get back to you, probably with some lies!)