On our special edition from Hofstra University, ERIN McPIKE said all the pre-game debate analysis will be meaningless once the event is over. LISA BOOTHE said the New York Times showed clear bias in devoting a full page to Donald Trump's lies of the week. JULIE ROGISNKY said Hillary Clinton lies like a politician and Trump like an alcoholic. JOE CONCHA said for some critics, anything less than throwing a pie in Trump's face will be deemed a failure. AMY HOLMES said the fact that the officer in the Charlotte shooting is black isn't that relevant, but she and JOE TRIPPI said news outlets should have mentioned it more prominently.
I have mixed feelings about the hackers influencing this election. Investigative journalism here in the US takes a vacation when we have a Democrat in the White House. So far at least the hackers aren't biased when they release information. There is no doubt in my mind that if the mainstream media had uncovered the Colin Powell story the anti-Trump remarks would have been released and the anti-Hillary remarks suppressed.