Originally Posted by AemJeff
I Tivo MTP every week. Unless there's a panel of journalists with a wide mixture of viewpoints, or a high level of expertise (Chuck Todd, in that latter category, e.g.), it's always been hard to watch. Russert's interview style was capricious, and often seemed pointless.
That's a good description. Especially the "pointless" part. And it's sad, isn't it? MTP was supposed the signature show in all of television journalism, and it offered almost nothing. The news networks obviously have perfected the formula for sucking.