Media hit VP debate moderator for not combating Mike Pence
The moderator for Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate is getting a thumbs down by her peers in the media for not being more aggressive with the candidates, especially Republican Mike Pence.
Elaine Quijano, a CBS digital news anchor, took a largely hands-off approach to the one and only vice presidential debate, allowing Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine a more “open discussion.”
Others in the media were dissatisfied with her performance.
“[S]he is to blame for preventing real debate, and for allowing Mike Pence to pretend he isn’t running on a ticket with Donald Trump,” said liberal writer Isaac Chotiner at Slate. – READ MORE