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More on the Gwen Ifill controversy. Ifill questions why people assume that her book will be favorable toward Obama. “Do you think they made the same assumptions about Lou Cannon (who is white) when he wrote his book about Reagan?” said Ifill, who is black. Asked if there were racial motives at play, she said, […]


No We Can’t

01Oct08

I don’t see why it matters much even if VP debate moderator Gwen Ifill’s book is a celebration of the wonder of Barack. She’s from PBS, so we weren’t expecting her to be other than highly supportive of the Democratic ticket. The McCain camp is claiming it didn’t know about Gwen Ifill’s book prior to […]