Let's don't write/talk too long about Jim Lehrer again. Here's the "standard for future debate moderators," reviewed and in the eyes of Josh Feldman, Mediaite:
Mediaite :: What last nights debate definitively proved is that a good exchange of ideas does not require the moderator to stay above the fray. Martha Raddatz not only asked better questions of the two candidates, but she asserted enough control so that the candidates did not go too far over their allotted time.
Thoughts, statements by Josh Feldman, www.mediaite.com
If you like to read through the whole transcript, turn to ABC News for more
Martha Raddatz on Twitter
Nice: by Martha Raddatz via her Twitter account:
Make sure you click on the yfrog link in her first Tweet ...
With my son and his friend on stage after the debate! twitter.com/MarthaRaddatz/…— Martha Raddatz (@MarthaRaddatz) October 12, 2012