Reindeer Droppings: Couric Interviews Palin

Katie Couric interviewed Sarah Palin tonight. Oh my God, Palin is dumber than a door-knob, and a beauty queen. Her answers remind me of the 2007 Miss Teen USA contestant from South Carolina.

From the transcript of the interview:

Couric asked about the $700 billion government bailout of bad debt – and whether she supports it.

Palin: I’m all about the position that America is in and that we have to look at a $700 billion bailout. And as Sen. McCain has said unless this nearly trillion dollar bailout is what it may end up to be, unless there are amendments in Paulson’s proposal, really I don’t believe that Americans are going to support this and we will not support this. The interesting thing in the last couple of days that I have seen is that Americans are waiting to see what John McCain will do on this proposal. They’re not waiting to see what Barack Obama is going to do. Is he going to do this and see what way the political wind’s blowing? They’re waiting to see if John McCain will be able to see these amendments implemented in Paulson’s proposal.

Couric: Why do you say that? Why are they waiting for John McCain and not Barack Obama?

Palin: He’s got the track record of the leadership qualities and the pragmatism that’s needed at a crisis time like this.

Couric: But polls have shown that Sen. Obama has actually gotten a boost as a result of this latest crisis, with more people feeling that he can handle the situation better than John McCain.

Palin: I’m not looking at poll numbers. What I think Americans at the end of the day are going to be able to go back and look at track records and see who’s more apt to be talking about solutions and wishing for and hoping for solutions for some opportunity to change, and who’s actually done it?

Couric: If this doesn’t pass, do you think there’s a risk of another Great Depression?

Palin: Unfortunately, that is the road that America may find itself on. Not necessarily this, as it’s been proposed, has to pass or we’re going to find ourselves in another Great Depression. But, there has got to be action – bipartisan effort – Congress not pointing fingers at one another but finding the solution to this, taking action, and being serious about the reforms on Wall Street that are needed.

Couric: Would you support a moratorium on foreclosures to help average Americans keep their homes?

Palin: That’s something that John McCain and I have both been discussing – whether that … is part of the solution or not. You know, it’s going to be a multi-faceted solution that has to be found here.

Couric: So you haven’t decided whether you’ll support it or not?

Palin: I have not.

Here is the link to the video.


Part II of Couric’s interview with Sarah Palin

  5 comments for “Reindeer Droppings: Couric Interviews Palin

  1. jose s.
    September 24, 2008 at 10:57 pm

    hey, thats pretty low comparing the evil sarah palin to the adorable but clueless miss upton. such as…

  2. Ellinorianne
    September 25, 2008 at 7:07 am

    This interview was painful to watch. And Palin becomes more and more like that poor Miss South Carolina, looking like a Moose in the headlights.

  3. September 25, 2008 at 8:59 am

    Well, what should we expect from the mayor of the Meth Capitol of Alaska?

  4. Steve Kim
    September 26, 2008 at 6:24 am

    There is no “there” there, isn’t there?

  5. faye yanover
    September 27, 2008 at 12:57 am

    “oh my god!!!” sang the chorus of horrified viewers around the table-each person with jaws dropped, staring in disbelief at the TV. We all knew, though, that noone could effectively discredit Ms. Palin but the lady herself. With so little time left before elections, will exposure finally lift the veil so that her world of fans can see the empty dress? (Or have she and McCain effectively invited everyone to fill in the blanks, see what they want to see in her?) I can’t even laugh at the Palin jokes of last week, it’s that scary!

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