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Martha Raddatz Vp Debate

Former ABC News Chief: Greta Van Susteren Is Wrong

Posted 10.16.2012 | Media

Fomer ABC News president David Westin sounded off about charges of bias against journalists, including Martha Raddatz, on Monday. He weighed in as...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

"I want to talk to you very briefly," Martha Raddatz told Biden and Ryan, "about your own personal character... what could you both give to this country as a man, as a human being?" What Ryan brought to the debate as a human being was hard work, including the ability to cram all night memorizing his talking points, and healthy habits -- he was well-hydrated and in good shape -- but no depth or wisdom. Biden, on the other hand, brought loads of experience and much more depth. But, in a different way, no statesman-like mastery of himself. He was a 69-year-old hothead in control of the facts, but at the mercy of his anger. In our troubled times, we are in desperate need of real character in our leaders -- which calls not just for intelligence but for wisdom and the ability to navigate not just the corridors of power but the dangerous shoals of one's own emotions.

Martha Raddatz Gets Accolades For Debate Performance

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Katherine Fung | Posted 10.11.2012 | Media

Martha Raddatz drew widespread praise for her moderating of Thursday's vice presidential debate. Raddatz immediately proved that she was going to b...