NBC’s having a tough time. Poor NBC.

NEW YORK – Still reeling from Tim Russert’s death, NBC News must now contemplate replacing the man who not only dominated the Sunday morning talk shows, but served as chief political commentator and ran the Washington bureau.

The “Meet the Press” host had what was arguably the most important and far-reaching job in television news, particularly in an election year. He died of a heart attack Friday while preparing for another week’s edition of “Meet the Press.”

The problem is, there’s hardly any blustery, obnoxious white guys in the news media. Famous white male anchors are, like, nonexistent, man. Where the hell are they gonna find someone?

I have a suggestion:

(Yeah, I know about Henson.)