A colleague of mine put it best when he said, "Now how will we ever get either of these candidates to answer a question?" The only time I met Tim Russert was last September when he was the moderator of the Democratic Presidential candidates debate. This debate was one of the first to occur after the first YouTube debate. Here's what I posted:
My biggest lesson of the day was that Tim Russert is an extremely talented moderator. With him at the podium, there was no need for gimmicks.
So this is how I'll remember him: