Following Couric interview [video], Republicans come out against Palin.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Sep 27, 2008
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Here’s an article in which Republicans are beginning to lose confidence in Palin. Though they still like her personally, they’re beginning to fear that, politically, she’s just plain out of her depth.

Here’s an excerpt from The New York Times article re the Couric interview with Palin:

“Her first interview, with the ABC News anchor Charles Gibson, was too hard. The second, with Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, was too soft. The third, however, did not turn out to be just right for Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska.


CBS News, via Associated PressSarah Palin and Katie Couric at the United Nations. Ms. Couric asked Ms. Palin about a statement she had made about Russia.

On the “CBS Evening News” on Thursday, Katie Couric asked Ms. Palin, Senator John McCain’s running mate, what she meant when she cited Alaska’s proximity to Russia as foreign affairs experience. Ms. Palin could have anticipated the question — the topic of their interview, pegged to her visit to the United Nations, was foreign affairs. Yet Ms. Palin’s answer was surprisingly wobbly…” Read the rest of the article.

And here’s the video:

Complete interview:

The Morning Show after:



About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


12 Responses to “Following Couric interview [video], Republicans come out against Palin.”

  1. kate says:

    the stern look on katies’ face is classic!

    this is excruciating… palin can barely form a clear sentence!

  2. anna says:

    I am kind of looking forward to this interview, I have been saving it.

    Here is an article I found

  3. anna says:

    I just watched it. twice. Unbelievable.

  4. Heather says:

    I’ve been hoping and waiting for a respected, informed woman to take Palin out. Couric did her job—to ask tough, yet obvious, questions of the candidates that potentially will be running the country—very well.

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  6. Kavin Mitchell says:

    Palin is an idiot. This needs to be shown on TV around the clock to insure that McCain does not get elected. We can not afford this clown to possibily be in a position to run this country.

  7. Jess says:

    This was better than morning coffee.

    And if that woman thinks she is a figure of women’s rights and tolerance… Does she really think she’s a figure of women’s rights and tolerance? Holy Moses.

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  9. ashley says:

    I love watching Katie Couric’s facial expressions.

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