CBS’s Schieffer, NBC’s Mitchell Wonder ‘How Have We Come to This’ With Debate

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/10/10/no-self-awa…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>After a presidential primary in which the major broadcast networks assigned more than a lion&rsquo;s share of coverage to Donald Trump overtopping his opponents, the lack of self-awareness following Sunday&rsquo;s presidential debate was palpable as two network veterans bemoaned<strong> &ldquo;how have we come to this&rdquo; </strong>with so much <strong>&ldquo;venom&rdquo;</strong> between Trump and Hillary Clinton.</p>

<p>Longtime CBS News anchor, host, and correspondent Bob Schieffer opined near the tail end of his network&rsquo;s post-debate coverage with some extensive thoughts that began by simply wondering<strong> &ldquo;how have we come to this&rdquo;</strong> that&rsquo;s <strong>&ldquo;supposed to be a campaign for the most powerful office in the land.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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