Rachel Maddow had a segment about the obvious bias Sunday Morning shows gave to former Bush administration officials regarding Bin Laden:
"The Sunday shows are supposedly the apex of political debate, the pulsing throbbing heart of what is going on in American politics. Is the biggest story in American politics right now retirees from the Bush administration and how they feel about stuff? Plus Dick Lugar?"ETA: I just read an interesting post that argues with Maddow's conclusion. Though more former Bush staff were given interviews, the few Democratic interviewees were given more time. So I guess it's a question of quantity versus quality? I have two objections to this: 1. The members of the Bush administration are well known and I think their familiarity works in their favor. I doubt former Obama Communications Director Anita Dunn and National Security Adviser Tom Donilon are the reason people stayed tuned. 2. Even if these GOP members were given less face time, their sheer numbers makes them appear to be saturating the Sunday shows. This adds weight to what they say, even if it is not entirely accurate.