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Tomorrow's Moderator To Release Book Starring Obama

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Here's an idea of how "neutral" the moderator for tomorrow's debate with Caribou Barbie and Greasy Joe will be. Gwen Ifill is releasing a book entitled
The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama. Really sounds nonpartisan, doesn't it? Here's an example of what you'll be getting:



I'd like you to forget about bias for a moment. Let's just assume Ifill isn't biased towards Barack Obama in her book. If Obama manages to lose, do you think her book will sell? Sure, it will. But a hell of a lot more copies will leave the shelves if Obama wins. A child could explain this to you.

So by moderator, they apparently mean "a person with a financial stake in the outcome of this election." You would think this would be immensely obvious, and it is to most rationally thinking people. If she had any shred of journalistic integrity, she would realize this herself and turn down the offer. But alas, she's got a book to sell, and a candidate to help win.

I'm surprised toward the end she didn't add, "Hold on Jim, I'm having trouble hearing you over whatever boring song they're singing."

Update: Here are some accurate comments from PBS viewer
Brian Meyers of Granby, Connecticut about Ifill's convention coverage directly following Palin's speech.
"Her attitude was dismissive and the look on her face was one of disgust," Meyers said. "Clearly, she was agitated by what most critics view as a well-delivered speech. It is quite obvious that Ms. Ifill supports Obama as she struggled to say anything redemptive about Gov. Palin's performance."

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