David Gregory to host Meet The Press

Politico is reporting that MSNBC's David Gregory will be the new host for Meet The Press, replacing the late great Tim Russert. If you need your memory jogged Gregory is the gray-haired tall guy imbued the same engaging personality as CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

This choice isn't too surprising. Viewers came to expect Meet The Press to be provocative under Russert, but the only other NBC talent would have either been confrontational (with commentators like Olbermann, Scarborough and Maddow) or controversial (Matthews will most likely run for senator of Pennsylvania). At least Gregory has an air of levelheadedness. Maybe he won't be as milquetoast as I expect, prove me wrong!