Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video:Political one-upmanship
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Chris Cuomo-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Impartial CNN anchor calls Biden the ‘quintessential centrist‘.
  • Video: Fox & Friends hosts its first show
  • The Story video:  Tyrus with new Gillette ads.
  • Lis Wiehl resurfaces, with Concha! Brit and Max in a twitter spat.
  • Welch: How is it OK for CNN to hire a likely 2020 Prez candidate?
  • Kasich raising money off his first CNN appearance.  Q&A: Cooper.
  • Franchising the news: CNN licenses its name to foreign channels.

Updated 6:16 pm  Use our valuable bandwidth to post your cable news comments in today’s open thread.