Kill the Messenger: The Hubbub over Gwen Ifill

While the National Review "works the refs" complaining that the host of the VP debate set for tomorrow has, gasp, written a book about politics, McCain told CNN's Juan Carlos Lopez that while the situation concerned him he was sure Ifill would be professional.

So why is he concerned? As Ifill said to Howard Kurtz at the WaPo on September 3,
no one's ever assumed a white reporter can't cover a white candidate.