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Uncle Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-18-06 05:33 PM
Response to Reply #18
31. Somerby rocks
Edited on Mon Dec-18-06 05:33 PM by Uncle Joe
:yourock: Someone should publish his book.

I don't think any more or less of Couric than I do the other corporate shills, broadcast or cable. They play the good cop and bad cop scenario for the people, sort of like professional wrestling too, but in the end, the corporate bottom line dictates their information. This is one reason, we get commercials masquerading as news.
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  -Katie Couric Lashes Out at 'Vultures' CatWoman  Dec-18-06 04:40 PM   #0 
  - GOOD FOR HER  LibraLiz1973   Dec-18-06 04:42 PM   #1 
  - damn right. she can read a script as well as any male talking head.  antifaschits   Dec-18-06 04:44 PM   #2 
  - is it really 'cuz she's a woman...  sweetheart   Dec-18-06 04:44 PM   #3 
  - A corporate shill spewing propoganda for the neocons  notsodumbhillbilly   Dec-18-06 04:47 PM   #5 
  - that doesn't seem to stop people from watching Brian Williams  LibraLiz1973   Dec-18-06 04:58 PM   #17 
  - I haven't watched network news since they were  Hardrada   Dec-18-06 05:21 PM   #24 
  - I'm still waiting for her to "get back with us..."  KansDem   Dec-18-06 05:54 PM   #35 
     - ha! this alone makes her vulture meat.  QuestionAll...   Dec-18-06 06:06 PM   #39 
  - I don't really know Couric all that well...  QuestionAll...   Dec-18-06 04:47 PM   #4 
  - agreed  CatWoman   Dec-18-06 04:48 PM   #6 
  - I thought the outrage stemmed from "free speech" segments that included  gulfcoastliberal   Dec-18-06 04:50 PM   #9 
  - Bingo .....  doublethink   Dec-18-06 06:34 PM   #45 
  - I am a woman who finds Couric's sitting on top of the anchor desk  tanyev   Dec-18-06 04:54 PM   #12 
  - I second you on this one! n/y  peace13   Dec-18-06 05:15 PM   #22 
  - agree 100% - and her lightweight human interest stories belong on GMA not the evening news  peacebird   Dec-18-06 06:02 PM   #36 
  - I hadn't seen her show, but my mom mentioned the same thing.  justice1   Dec-18-06 10:37 PM   #55 
  - She's no more unqualified as a journalist than  tularetom   Dec-18-06 05:10 PM   #21 
  - nope  SemperEadem   Dec-18-06 06:11 PM   #43 
  - I don't believe that  Raine   Dec-18-06 05:30 PM   #29 
  - her "Navy Seals Rock" lets all fight is why we don't like her  greenbriar   Dec-18-06 07:35 PM   #52 
  - How much of a victim worldview do you need to mistake criticism of Couric's candy-news  mondo joe   Dec-18-06 07:36 PM   #53 
  - couric can  zidzi   Dec-18-06 04:49 PM   #7 
  - zidzi, you have always been great w/words  Pastiche423   Dec-18-06 06:03 PM   #37 
     - Thanks, Pastiche!  zidzi   Dec-18-06 09:19 PM   #54 
  - Did Katie Couric ever stand up for Dan Rather when he was being attacked by vultures?  Straight Shooter   Dec-18-06 04:49 PM   #8 
  - She better not pick up Vanity Fair, either  AngryOldDem   Dec-18-06 04:50 PM   #10 
  - Kettle? Pot on line one. nt  bbernardini   Dec-18-06 04:51 PM   #11 
  - She needs thicker skin if she is going to survive in that industry  WI_DEM   Dec-18-06 04:56 PM   #13 
  - Can't stand the heat? Get out of the kitchen.  undeterred   Dec-18-06 04:56 PM   #14 
  - Walter Cronkite, she ain't.  Steve_DeShazer   Dec-18-06 04:57 PM   #15 
  - 'nursing mom' news  SemperEadem   Dec-18-06 06:13 PM   #44 
  - Poor Katie. How the heck could she survive on NBC's measly 13 mil/yr salary?  mtnsnake   Dec-18-06 04:58 PM   #16 
  - I think she has done some good things  hfojvt   Dec-18-06 05:44 PM   #33 
     - Agreed. nt  mtnsnake   Dec-19-06 07:42 AM   #57 
  - Somerby on Couric---  trumad   Dec-18-06 04:59 PM   #18 
  - Somerby rocks  Uncle Joe   Dec-18-06 05:33 PM   #31 
  - If all else fails Katie, you can always make fun of how Michael Moore dresses...  devilgrrl   Dec-18-06 05:00 PM   #19 
  - She's nothing more than  symbolman   Dec-18-06 05:04 PM   #20 
  - Did you have to bring THAT up?  acmejack   Dec-18-06 05:16 PM   #23 
     - Somebody rich should send her a  Disturbed   Dec-18-06 05:27 PM   #27 
     - Upbeat is bad?  hfojvt   Dec-18-06 06:11 PM   #42 
     - Ooops  symbolman   Dec-19-06 01:39 AM   #56 
  - Bite Me  rollopollo   Dec-18-06 05:21 PM   #25 
  - In over your head, Katie? Don't blame me.  partylessinOhio   Dec-18-06 05:22 PM   #26 
  - Hell, I would like her if she was  cwydro   Dec-18-06 05:28 PM   #28 
  - Navy SEALS rock.  WilliamPitt   Dec-18-06 05:32 PM   #30 
  - Navy Seals rawk!!!  Bunny   Dec-18-06 05:38 PM   #32 
  - Shorter Couric: Are you guys blind? Can't you see my legs?  BlooInBloo   Dec-18-06 05:48 PM   #34 
  - Well Katie, you ARE the managing editor of the evening news, right?  hatrack   Dec-18-06 06:05 PM   #38 
  - Sher's an embarassment as an anchor...roll over Edward R. Murrow  EndElectoral   Dec-18-06 06:07 PM   #40 
  - Color me vulture, then.  Marr   Dec-18-06 06:09 PM   #41 
  - Admittedly, Couric has been given a truly awful format  Nikki Stone1   Dec-18-06 06:41 PM   #46 
  - She's the same as any other  ismnotwasm   Dec-18-06 06:48 PM   #47 
  - Bullcrap. She catered to the wingnuts by having rush on and kissing  Kahuna   Dec-18-06 06:54 PM   #48 
  - Until Katie Couric proves herself, like muzzling Ann Coulter, her days are numbered!!  Imagevision   Dec-18-06 06:57 PM   #49 
  - I'd love Helen Thomas in her job, so I guess I hate women  Hippo_Tron   Dec-18-06 07:03 PM   #50 
  - geez, what a whiner!  KG   Dec-18-06 07:08 PM   #51 
 

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