Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: Trump Ben Laura
  • Reliable Sources videos: Jake Tapper, Arwa Damon, Dick Cavett.
  • TCG: Jacob’s ladder…from HuffPost to MSNBC correspondent.
  • Lapointe: Rachel’s rambling monologues go around in circles.
  • Somerby: The dumbing down of a heinous, irresponsible show.
  • Kurtzleben: How CNN’s altered debate criteria gave Carly an in.
  • Bret Baier’s recollections of 9/11/2001.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: questions, Carly news.
  • Wemple: Should Rachel Maddow be in charge of Republican debates?

Updated 4:10 pm  Use our valuable bandwidth to post your cable news comments in today’s open thread.