(LIFEZETTE) The second presidential debate will be hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC News’ Martha Raddatz, it was announced Friday by the Commission on Presidential Debates. The choice of Cooper brings additional baggage to the second debate, already clouded by questions about Facebook’s involvement.
“I’m shocked someone who’s more pundit than journalist was included in the debate mix,” said Dan Gainor, vice president for Business and Culture for the Media Research Center, a conservative watchdog. “When this election is over, GOP needs to rethink who it agrees to for debates. We already had the primary disaster with CNBC this year. It’s time to change formats and cut out lefty journalists altogether.”
“I’m shocked someone who’s more pundit than journalist was included in the debate mix.”
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