It’s really hard for the Commission on Presidential Debates to find truly neutral moderators, because of how neutral is perceived.
If the moderator were from Fox News, even if a non-ideological news person like Bret Baier, there would be howls of protest from the Obama campaign and the media.
Yet Candy Crowley is acceptable for some unknown reason despite describing the Ryan nomination as a death wish. While she attributed the comment to unidentified Republicans, she seemed pretty enthused about it:
Crowley also pushed hard the Tea Party racism theme, via American Glob:
There’s something very wrong with the moderator selection process.