tim russert

Both the political left and the right are joining together today to send along our thoughts and prayers to the family of NBC newsman and Meet the Press host Tim Russert, who suddenly died today at the age of 58.   Russert was someone who would always ask the hard questions, even if it meant that he would ruffle some feathers in the process.  He wasn’t perfect in this, and both the left and right have had reasons to be annoyed with him at times, but overall he was the closest thing NBC will ever have to fair and balanced political coverage.

I don’t know who they will get to replace Russert on Meet the Press, but I’m sure it won’t be the same without him there.