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Journo-Tools for Obama

Al1997 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 6:43 PM
The Republicans should tell those who are putting the debates together to "SHOVE IT" and walk away. Either the debates are honest or the Repubs should not play. It is time for honesty in our political process. If this stacked deck continues to exist, then we can count on someone soon to clean and reshuffle the cards. Sooner or later those being stepped on will start pushing back and it will not be pleasant for our society. Best the Repubs walk away from the debates unless it is straight up honest....

Can we stop calling the hosts of the presidential debates "moderators"? They're left-erators. It's time for the old media godfathers to end the pretense that they're fair and neutral observers of the American political scene. And it's time for the GOP to stop perpetuating these rigged exercises in futility.

Last week, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced the names of 2012's chosen referees: CNN's Candy Crowley, PBS's Jim Lehrer and CBS's Bob Schieffer will preside over the three presidential debates; ABC's Martha Raddatz will host the sole vice presidential debate. While the debate panel trumpeted the gender diversity of its...