Well-known conservative activist Richard Viguerie is bashing the Republican Party and the McCain campaign for agreeing to participate in debates moderated by “liberal establishment” journalists.

The choice of Gwen Ifill to moderate the vice-presidential debate sparked an uproar last week among some conservatives, who argued the PBS anchor should have recused herself from the debate because she is scheduled to release a book on Inauguration Day that praises Barack Obama. The final two presidential debates will be moderated by Tom Brokaw of NBC (tonight) and Bob Schieffer of CBS (October 15).


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