"I've got a pretty long track record covering politics and news," [Ifill] said. "so I'm not particularly worried that one-day blog chatter is going to destroy my reputation. The proof is in the pudding. They can watch the debate tomorrow night and make their own decisions about whether or not I've done my job."Hopefully, she has the integrity to live up to this.
Failing that, hopefully she looks at the polls and realizes there's no profit in kowtowing to right-wing bullies.