Frank Fahrenkopf, a co-chair of the Commission on Presidential Debates, said tonight that the Commission made a "mistake" by selecting CNN anchor Candy Crowley to moderate one of the 2012 presidential debates. Fahrenkopf, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, was speaking at the Las Vegas Country Club in Nevada. According to Jon Ralston, the Nevada-based political journalist, Fahrenkopf told the audience there that he was proud of the 2012 debate moderators, but added: “We made one mistake this time: Her name is Candy."
Presidential debates are opportunities for Rebublicans to show how completely they will surrender to the Kneepads. I have to see a debate moderator that was anything less than totally committed to the Marxist/Lenin/Stalin doctrine of total annihilation of liberty.
The media should be barred completely from moderating debates. They are not objective nor particularly even well informed. The debates are staged as a Democrat campaign rally and Republicans fall for this over and over again.
This is craziness,one of these left wing hack journalists is as bad as the next. The republicans should insist on someone like Brit Hume or not even attend the debates. It´s hard to believe there´s any republicans on these debate committees.It´s just like Gwen Ifill who was there in 2008 while working on a book praising Obama.
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Fiesta del sol, 2/20/2013 7:34:32 AM (No. 9186266)
Only one mistake? Holy mackerel. These are the people who chose George Stephanopolous to moderate a Republican primary!!! debate. The one where Stephanopolous asked Mitt if he wanted to outlaw birth control. The stupidity of the establishment GOP is criminal.
It doesn´t appear that any certified, loyal Republicans serve on the debate commission. For in the past 5 or 6 elections, the Presidential debates were obviously rigged in favor of democrats, especially the town hall format, which is a travesty. As is often suggested by Ldot posters, insist on Fox News hosting at least one debate. Don´t agree to any lefty moderators. Let the democrats whine and cry.
The republicans should get somebody like Mark Levin as the debate moderator. He would have challenged Obama for sure but he would not let Romney off scott free either. At least the GOP should demand debate moderators who have some opposition to the democrat agenda on their records.
It worked out pretty well for the airheaded, half-black Boy Wonder.
Big Mama Candy with her false facts running to the rescue of the skinny pretty boy politician perfectly defines the state of the media today.
The Founding Fathers fought to guarantee the press would be free. Today the American press has spit on the Founders and voluntarily given up its freedom to become a willing lapdog for an incompetent poser.
I don´t think "Republicans" that do these things over and over are stupid; I think they do it on purpose. I have resigned myself to not having a viable political party that represents my views and the sooner we refresh the Republican Party with people who make Karl Rove´s head spin, the sooner we´ll effectively fight back against the communist insurgency that´s currently winning.
When will Republicans get smart and refuse to participated in these debates unless moderators from Fox News or the Wall Street Journal or other conservative news organizations are included? Candy Crowley should have been the last straw.
And just how many election cycles has this leftist moderator "madness" been going on?
I tried to warn the dumb Republican smucks at the Commission on Presidential Debates, several times last year, that CNN´s Ms. Crowley could not be "bought off" with just a five-pound box of Godiva Chocolates!
Boy I could´ve told you that. The Republicans do this every election cycle. They need fix the mess or we´re going to have nutballs like Soledad Obrien or a Mike Malloy in 16 "helping out" the dimwitocrat candidate.
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