Increasingly, it seems like the only people happy with the upcoming presidential debate moderators are the four lucky people who have been chosen. Friday brought another round of complaints from every corner about the choices the Commission on Presidential Debates made.
First, there is the still-simmering question of the lack of racial diversity in the selection of Jim Lehrer, Bob Schieffer, Candy Crowley and Martha Raddatz. On Friday, the National Association of Black Journalists and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a think tank aimed at improving the economic status of people of color, both spoke out publicly at the lack of African-American or Latino moderators.
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