President Obama’s decision to go on “Face the Nation,” rather than “Meet the Press,” is a signal that “will no doubt create more anxiety among those inside NBC” who worry that David Gregory can continue to dominate the Sunday morning chat circuit, Felix Gillette writes in the New York Observer. This will be the first appearance Obama has made on one of the networks’ Sunday morning institutions since taking office.
Casting Questions: Doubts are raised in the New Yorker about the wisdom of casting Dennis Quaid as Bill Clinton in the upcoming HBO movie “The Special Relationship.”
Counterpoint: An economist argues that Angelina Jolie’s call for more aid for Africa is doing more harm than good.
Addled by Arts: On the Daily Beast, Judith Dobryzynski doubts the qualifications of Obama’s arts and culture picks.
Daly on the Hill: Before a House committee on Thursday, Tim Daly testified about the importance of the entertainment industry as part of the nation’s economy, and Politico’s Patrick Gavin tracked him down for an interview.