The New York Times is running a live commentary on the Mueller hearing and, so far, it’s a dud:

Even worse for Dems, the NYT’s Noah Weiland said out loud what everyone at home is seeing: This is not the same Robert Mueller as we’ve seen in past hearings:

NBC’s Pete Williams noticed it, too:

As did NBC’s Glenn Kirschner:

We’ll sure to hear more along these lines as the day goes on: