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You say you want a revolution
Well, you know
We all want to change the world

You tell me that it's evolution
Well, you know
We all want to change the world

Morning lineup:

Meet the Press: Senior Advisor to President Obama David Axelrod; Roundtable with: Ron Brownstein (National Journal), Eugene Robinson (The Washington Post), Roger Simon (Politico), and Kimberly Strassel (The Wall Street Journal).

Face the Nation: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs; Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA); Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL).

This Week: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY); Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA); Rep. Peter King (R-NY); Roundtable with: Sam Donaldson (ABC News), Cokie Roberts (ABC News), George Will (ABC News), and Donna Brazile.

Fox News Sunday: David Axelrod; CEO of Google Eric Schmidt; Mark Zandu (; Roundtable with: Bill Sammon (Fox News), Mara Liasson (NPR), Bill Kristol (The Weekly Standard), and Juan Williams (Fox News).

Note: NPR has requested that Juan Williams not be identified with NPR when he appears on Fox.

State of the Union: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ); Robert Gibbs; Gwen Ifill (PBS); NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell (Formerly of the Boston Celtics); NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson (Formerly of the Los Angeles Lakers); Two-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul (New Orleans Hornets); Seven-time NBA All-Star Grant Hill (Phoenix Suns); Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash (Phoenix Suns); Rep. Aaraon Shock (R-IL).

The Chris Matthews Show: Howard Fineman (Newsweek); Savannah Guthrie (NBC News); Katty Kay (BBC); Andrew Sullivan (The Atlantic).

Fareed Zakaria GPS: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai; Yossi Halevi (Shalem Center); American Univ. Professor Yoram Peri; Palestinian Legislative Council Member Mustafa Barghouti; Amotz Asa-El (The Wall Street Journal).

Primetime viewing:

60 Minutes will feature an interview with Pakistan's new President, Asif Ali Zardari, whose wife, Bebazir Bhutto, was assassinated while running for Prime Minister.

The National Geographic channel will give us a new look at the Known Universe.

TNT will broadcast the NBA All-Star Game. Tip-off is at 8 pm EST.

The Daily Show and The Colbert Report will both be airing reruns this week.

This past Thursday, Jon Stewart conducted a painful to watch interview with former Sen. John Sununu (R-NH), who is mentioned as a possible contender for the Senate seat that Judd Gregg may or may not vacate in 2010.

As Taegan Goddard (PoliticalWire) commented, Sununu is gonna have to do much better than this if he wants that seat.

In other comedic news, Daily Show correspondent John Oliver crashed the White House press briefing on Wednesday for a segment to be aired on an unknown date.

And, Wanda Sykes has been selected as the entertainer at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, which will be held on May 9.



Understatement of the Week:

"The last thing that I think we are looking for at this juncture is advice on fiscal integrity or ethics from Karl Rove -- anyone who's read the newspapers for the last eight years would laugh at that."

- Senior Advisor to the President David Axelrod


Joe the Plumber conducted an investigation into the stimulus bill, and found that:

"The money that they’re talking about spending is just absolutely incredible. You can’t get your mind around it.  We used to think a million dollars was just the most incredible thing. Then it went to billions and now we’re talking trillions. And trillions is such a large number we just can’t wrap our mind around it, at least I can’t."

I have to agree with Blue Texan (firedoglake), who said, "When Joe tells me he can't wrap his mind around something, I believe him."


Web 2.D'oh!

  • Former Chairman and current Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee Peter Hoekstra tweeted details about his secret Codel.

  • Republican candidate Jim Tedisco (NY-20) used Twitter to highlight a DCCC story about his excessive gas consumption.

  • Virginia state legislator and Republican party Chairman Jeff Frederick flushed potential control of the state Senate down the Twitter.


Don't you know it's gonna be... alright.

- Trix

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Sat Feb 14, 2009 at 10:25 PM PST.

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