How many talking heads does it take to... Blog ››› October 7, 2008 9:38 PM EDT ››› ERIC BOEHLERT ? One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve. At CNN it takes 12 paid pundits to chatter the debate. Short Link copy link Posted In Elections We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.