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I'm Shepard Smith this is The Fox Report it's the bottom of the hour time for the top of -- -- live tonight from.
Not just the presidential nominees who have a lot on the line this evening.
Debates like this when scheduled for this evening can also be nerve wracking for the moderate -- Consider this.
They have to keep the candidates on track their push for answers without seeming all -- in such.
And they have to make sure -- fair to both sides all of that with tens of millions of people watching the moderator every move.
The fox four chief correspondent Jonathan this is -- an -- to moderate these debates and it certainly is but those who've done it says it is not easy jump.
Yet you know Jim -- the venerable -- of PBS has sat in the moderate is Chad before but in today's.
Hi -- can't -- -- a world where everybody has an opinion champ.
And everybody gets to share it publicly via -- All FaceBook mr.
Lehrer is -- to wake up tomorrow morning finding himself criticized by the left the right all both.
Our -- senior political analyst Brit Hume is of course sat in the moderate his -- his his take on the difficulties of this jobless and.
You're at the senator retention and yet in a sense you don't want -- be.
You want to candidates to be the story you want to facilitate that and yet you have to be firm enough.
And and sharpen your questioning enough so that it makes for an interesting debate.
And you have to be careful not ever to cross -- line where -- looks like you're -- one candidate over another I think it's exceedingly challenge.
Challenging indeed but an all -- nonetheless and it's very hard to find examples of anybody who's been offered the -- job -- and turned it down.
That you give him a topic I can tell you complaint in in this we've heard complaints about a lack of diversity among the moderator -- it's interesting when you look at the three presidential debate moderator is this year.
Candy Crowley of CNN is only the second woman to moderate a debate the first.
In fact full twenty does but according to Fox News contributor one Williams there are many other sections of the population.
But it's simply never being represented listen.
Someone who would represent the fact that you have a growing Hispanic population.
A growing black population in terms of percentages.
All of that at a time when you know those percentages are now especially.
Among young people adding up to close to half of the American population to again see that it's an all white.
Group of -- -- is this somewhat disappointed the crux of this criticism is that the moderate is our.
Boring and -- I think Jim -- Candy Crowley I'm -- she -- could obviously not argue that that white.
They might argue that that not that old dates certainly argue that they are not.
Particularly boring job.
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