Yesterday evening, on Judy Woodruff’s PBS NewsHour, longtime commentator Mark Shields, 83, a Happy Warrior in the Hubert Humphrey tradition, was celebrated, as he leaves his regular Friday
evening conversation with Woodruff and New York Times columnist David Brooks.
Shields began as a political commentator in 1988 on the MacNeill Lehrer News Hour. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of politics, and an unfailing sense of humor, filled with anecdotes and
The NewsHour was followed by Robert Costa’s Washington Week in Review, starring ABC’s White House Correspondent, Rachel Scott, NPR’s Susan Davis, and Jonathan Swan of Axios.
Swan said that Trump has essentially not paid attention either to Covid or to the cyber attack, and, as associate solitary reporer Winona Bennett, an expert choir conductor watched, Swan, in a
perfect baritone, sang Trump’s Swan song a cappella but was soon joined by Bennett, as together they celebrated the end of Trump, though they both know that Trumpism will thrust itself into
President Biden’s Presidency at the earliest opportunity.