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Sep 21 2014

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.

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The Sunday Talking Heads:

This Week with George Stephanopolis: The guest on Sunday’s “This Week” is U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power.

The roundtable guests are: Democratic strategist James Carville; Republican strategist Ana Navarro; Wall Street Journal columnist Bret Stephens; and editor and publisher of The Nation and Washington Post columnist Katrina vanden Heuvel.

Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Mr. Schieefer’s guests are: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power; CBS medical adviser Dr. Jonathan LaPook; and Dr. William Schaffner, the chair on the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

His panel guests are: Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT); former Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA), the Woodrow Wilson Center; Robert Kagan, the Brookings Institution; and Mike Morell, former CIA Deputy Director.

Meet the Press with Chuck Todd: The guests are: Adm. Michael Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Vali Nasr Dean, the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; Michael Leiter, NBC News National Security Analyst and former director of the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center; Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform; and Thomas Frank, author of “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”

The roundtable guests are: John Stanton, Washington Bureau Chief, BuzzFeed; Amy Walter, National Editor, The Cook Political Report; Ramesh Ponnuru, Senior Editor, National Review; and Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress.

State of the Union with Candy Crowley: Ms. Crowley’s guests are: former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair;  Hall of Famer and former CBS commentator Shannon Sharpe; former NFL player Izell Reese; and USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan.

Her panel guests are Newt Gingrich; Donna Brazile; Marc Lamont Hill; and Tara Wall.