What can I tell you, Dr. King, on the eve of the holiday to your contributions to this nation?
We have failed you.
We white Americans have defiled your message of equality and tolerance. And even though I doubt anyone who reads this site actually pulled the lever for Donald Trump, the fact remains that it is white people who have entirely forgotten your message.
And it’s never been more apparent how white supremacy has taken over politics than it was this week.
But will the Sunday shows call it by its name? How about the content of the character of the entire Republican Party? Can we talk about that failing now?
ABC’s “This Week” – Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and David Perdue, R-Ga.; Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. Panel: ABC News correspondents Mary Bruce, Jonathan Karl, and Cecilia Vega, Obama White House political affairs director Patrick Gaspard and National Review editor Rich Lowry.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” – Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-CO, former Ambassador Andrew Young. Panel participants not released.
CBS’ “Face the Nation” – Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. CBS News Election and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto. Panel: National Review’s Jonah Goldberg, Slate Chief Political Correspondent Jamelle Bouie, USA Today’s Susan Page and Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter.
CNN’s “State of the Union” – Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah; outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii. Panel: former Congressman Rick Santorum, Center for American Progress’ Neera Tandem, MoveOn’s Karine Jean-Pierre, former Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez.
CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” – Mark Krikorian, Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies. Author of The New Case Against Immigration, Both Legal and Illegal; David Milibrand, President and CEO of International Rescue Committee; New Yorker’s Robin Wright; The New York Times Nick Kristof.
CNN’s “Reliable Sources” – Van Jones; Baltimore Sun’s David Zurawik; Court TV’s Steven Brill; Time Inc.’s Norman Pearlstine; Chicago Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet; Reuters’ Stephen J Adler.
“Fox News Sunday” – Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen; California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. Panel: Marc Lotter, Former Press Secretary to Vice President Pence; Adrienne Elrod, Former Director of Strategic Communications for Hillary Clinton; John Bussey, The Wall Street Journal; Juan Williams, Fox News Political Analyst.
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So what’s catching your eye this morning?