Missing Tim Russert; Chuck Todd disappoints

It wasn’t just Buffalo’s NFL Wild Card loss yesterday that got me thinking about long-suffering Bills fan Tim Russert, who set the gold standard for a tough but fair Sunday news show interviewer. When Chuck Todd eventually became his successor  on Meet the Press, I was heartened. For years, Todd had been a data-driven analyst …

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“Meet the Press” jumps the shark

  Over the summer it was  rumored that NBC was going to drop David Gregory from the Meet the Press moderator's chair because of dramatically declining ratings. Would that they had. Except for FOX appearances, Mitt Romney has been AWOL from network news interview programs. On Sunday, host David Gregory missed  opportunity after opportunity to quiz Romney …

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