Just as Obama's and that of the black Olympic basketball players patriotism were questioned, along with recent survey results of some white voters, believing that Black Americans are less patriotic as their white counterparts. We now have some John McCain supporters questioning whether Gwen Ifill can be a fair moderator in Thursdays debate, despite her impressive journalistic credentials.
A book written by the moderator of the upcoming vice presidential debate has some in the blogosphere and beyond buzzing over whether she's biased. Critics charge that Gwen Ifill's upcoming book, 'The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama,' is pro-Obama, while others call the label partisan spin. Ifill, who hosts 'Washington Week' on PBS, will moderate Thursday night's debate between Sarah Palin and Joe Biden.
Fact: The McCain Campaign was fully informed weeks ago of Ifills book when they agreed to her as moderator. Why now are they all of a sudden questioning her impartiality, despite her impressive