Tim Russert passed away.
Of all the Sunday morning talking heads, Tim Russert didn't bother me as much as many.
Of course, I kinda liked him after in an interview with some right-wing zealot (I don't remember who,) he outed his son on national TV, but affirmed that he will always love him, no matter what.
(Now that I think about it, he may have been speaking hypothetically; I don't know.)
This exchange happened in a time when coming out to your parents was more likely to get you disowned and homeless than accepted.
But one thing I did like about him, was that when he played GOTCHA with a guest, it never seemed like he was trying to "get" the guest, but rather that he was trying to get at the truth.
And while I'm sure his Moynihan/Cuomo roots indoctrinated him into Leftism, he came across as a jovial Leftist, not an angry one.