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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Saturday night massacre 2.0

If you tuned in late, you might think you were watching The Apprentice, just another episode of Donald Trump's "You're fired." Or you might think a time machine had catapulted us back to the infamous "Saturday night massacre," when embattled President Richard Nixon sacked Watergate independent prosecutor Archibald Cox, which prompted the resignations of Attorney General Eliot …

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