Can And Will PBS Ifill Be Impartial During Biden-Palin Debate

             The controversial PBS anchor Gwen Ifill will be the Moderator tonight at the VP debate. who is very much Mesmerized by Obama. She is the author of a new book featuring the great one that will be released on Inauguration day. Let’s look at some of the controversy swirling around her as the choice for Moderator.

During the Democratic National Convention, Ifill offered her neutral analysis before Michelle Obama’s speech on NBC News “A lot of people have never seen anything that looks like a Michelle Obama before. She’s educated, she’s beautiful, she’s tall, she tells you what she thinks and they hope that she can tell a story about Barack Obama and about herself…”

During the Republican National Convention, the PBS ombudsman fielded numerous complaints about Ifill’s coverage of Sarah Palin’s speech. Wrote Brian Meyers of Granby, Ct.:

“I was appalled by Gwen Ifill’s commentary directly following Gov. Sarah Palin’s speech. Her attitude was dismissive and the look on her face was one of disgust. 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. I am disappointed in Ms. Ifill’s complete disregard for journalistic objectivity.”

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