Apr 01 2012

Punting the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

Punting the Punditsis an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important.

Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on the link and you can access all the past “Punting the Pundits”.

The Sunday Talking Heads:

Up with Chris Hayes: Chris guests for Sunday:

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (@carolynbmaloney), chair of the Joint Economic Committee; Alexis Goldstein (@alexisgoldstein), member of Occupy the SEC and former Wall Street information technologist; Kai Wright (@kai_wright), editorial director of Colorlines.com and an Alfred Knobler Fellow of The Nation Institute; Karen Ho, author of Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street and associate professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota; John McWhorter, Columbia University professor of linguistic and American studies and contributing editor at the New Republic and TheRoot.com; William Black (@williamkblack), associate professor of economics & law at University of Missouri – Kansas City and author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One; and Richard Benjamin, senior fellow at Demos and author of Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America.

The Melissa Harris-Perry Show:

This Week with George Stephanopolis: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), who will debate health care, the budget, and the 2012 presidential race.

The roundtable guests are George Will, conservative commentator Ann Coulter, former White House environmental advisor Van Jones, author of “Rebuild the Dream,” Matt Bai of The New York Times Magazine, and “Nightline” co-anchor Terry Moran.

Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Starting this Sunday Face the Nation expands to a one hour format.

Mr Schieffer’s guests are Vice President Joe Biden; GOP presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul; and Romney campaign adviser Kevin Madden. CBS News political correspondent Jan Crawford and political director John Dickerson, along with PBS NewsHour and Washington Week’s anchor Gwen Ifill, will discuss the 2012 presidential race and the Supreme Court’s hearings on the Affordable Care Act.

The Chris Matthews Show: This week’s guests are Dan Rather, HDNet Global Correspondent; , NBC News Justice Correspondent; Nia-Malika Henderson, The Washington Post National Political Reporter; and Kathleen Parker, The Washington Post columnist.

Meet the Press with David Gregory: Mr. Gregory’s will ave interviews with GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY).

The roundtable guests are Tom Friedman and David Brooks of the New York Times, Fmr. Newsweek Executive Editor Jon Meacham, Fmr. Rep. Harold Ford (D-TN) and MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski.

State of the Union with Candy Crowley: Ms. Crowley will have interviews with Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY); Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI); House Intel Chair Mike Rogers (R- MI) and Ranking Member  C.A. Ruppersberger (D-MD); and round table political discussion with the New York TimesJeff Zeleny and CNN Sr. Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash.