Sunday Talking Heads: February 12, 2012
Is it Sunday again already?
ABC’s This Week: Rick Santorum. Then, White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew. Also, House Budget Committee Chair Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). Roundtable: George Will, Donna Brazile, Liz Cheney, David Ignatius.
CBS’ Face the Nation: Ron Paul. Then, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew.
Chris Hayes: Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) (@johnsarbanes) Congressman from Maryland’s third district since 2007, member of Committee on Natural Resources and Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Jared Bernstein (@econjared) Former Chief Economist & Economic Policy Advisor to Vice President Biden, and Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities. Zephyr Teachout (@zephyrteachout) Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law and Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Errol Louis (@errollouis), Host of “Inside City Hall” on NY1 News. Karam Nachar (@knachar), Cyber-activist working with Syrian opposition and Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University.
Chris Matthews: Is Mitt Romney’s Problem Fatal? Barack Obama’s Political Judgment on Catholics and Contraceptives To Win Conservatives, Would Romney Copy John McCain’s Palin Risk?
CNN’s State of the Union: White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew. Then, Rick Santorum. Also, Sen. Joseph Lieberman. Roundtable: CNN’s Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash, and Time Magazine’s Washington Bureau Chief Mike Duffy.
Fareed Zakaria – GPS: Russia’s elections; Syria’s crisis, and the global economy. Syria: a nuanced debate with Fawaz Gerges, Rami Khoury, and Elliott Abrams. Then, George Soros. And more.
Fox News Sunday: White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew. Then, Sarah Palin. Roundtable: Bill Kristol, Mara Liasson, Kimberley Strassel, Evan Bayh. Also, Power Player: Richard Norton Smith, Presidential Historian & Consultant to Ford’s Theater.
Moyers & Company: How economic inequality destroys opportunity for the Millennial generation with Heather McGhee. Also, former Reagan and Bush Administration official Bruce Bartlett on why right-wing tax policies are toxic to our economy.
NBC’s Meet the Press: Rick Santorum. Then, White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew. Roundtable: Head of the Super PAC supporting Pres. Obama, Bill Burton; Wall Street Journal’s Peggy Noonan; Washington Post’s EJ Dionne, and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough.
Newsmakers: This week on “Newsmakers,” Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), discusses energy and environmental policy following the President’s call for an increased focus on the issues during his State of the Union address last month. He also addresses whether a divided Congress can tackle energy legislation this session. Bingaman also discusses his efforts on a clean-energy standard & negotiations to advance green energy credits using the payroll-tax cut bill.
Q & A: Josh Marshall, the publisher and editor of the internet news web site TalkingPointsMemo.com. Marshall founded the site twelve years ago, after the controversy surrounding the 2000 Presidential election…
60 Minutes: Deception at Duke – Scott Pelley reports on a Duke University oncologist whose supervisor says he manipulated the data in his study of a breakthrough cancer therapy. India’s Gold – The demand for gold in India accounts for an amazing 32 percent of the worldwide market for the precious metal. And no wonder. The most important tradition at nearly all the 10 million annual weddings in India is the lavish gold jewelry. The Year of Adele – Her second album has sold nearly 18 million copies worldwide, putting the British singing sensation on top of the charts and up for six Grammys. Anderson Cooper talks to Adele about her success and the vocal cord surgery that saved her voice.
To the Contrary: Topics: Catholic Bishops Protest Birth Control Regulation in Health Care Reform. More Women to Serve at the Front Lines in the Military. The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel on President Obama & Progressives. Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); The Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall; Political Commentator Lara Brown; and Latino Decisions Director of Communications Victoria DeFrancesco Soto.
Univision’s Al Punto: Josefina Vázquez Mota, Mexico Presidential Candidate (PAN); Leopoldo López, Venezuelan Opposition Leader and Campaign Manager for Presidential Hopeful Henrique Capriles Radonski (Primero Justicia); Demián Bichir, Academy Award Nominee.
Virtually Speaking: digby talks with Corey Robin, author of The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin Plus this week’s Most Ridiculous Moment. Follow @digby56 @coreyrobin @Bobblespeak Listen live, 9pm ET and later on BTR.
FDL’s Book Salon: The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan. “In The Operators, Hastings picks up where his Rolling Stone coup ended. He gives us a shocking behind-the-scenes portrait of our military commanders, their high-stakes maneuvers and often bitter bureaucratic infighting. Hastings takes us on patrol missions in the Afghan hinterlands, to late-night bull sessions of senior military advisors, to hotel bars where spies and expensive hookers participate in nation-building gone awry.” Discuss Afghanistan and Michael Hastings new book with host Ambassador Peter Galbraith. 5pm ET.
FDL’s Movie Night Monday: Double Feature! Marshall Curry‘s Oscar nominated If A Tree Falls: A Story Of The Earth Liberation Front and the NASCAR movie Racing Dreams. Come join Curry, and Racing Dream‘s Sam Cullman with host Lisa Derrick, 8pm ET.