Neither candidate for president is addressing one of the top 10 issues that Americans believe should be a priority for the next president -- more important than terrorism, the deficit, schools or social security.
Ms. Raddatz may be an extremely effective journalist, known for posing tough questions to everyone in power. But it doesn't change the fact that there is an appearance of favoritism here, and that appearances count.
Why must debate moderators always be Washington TV journalists? They're trained to ask questions and probe evasions, but do they focus on the right topics? The lack of diversity is best measured not by ancestry or gender, but by life experience.