Skip to comments.Katie Couric's Notebook: Endless Announcements
Posted on 02/14/2007 9:07:01 AM PST by COUNTrecount
Yesterday, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney declared his candidacy for president. Last Saturday, Illinois Senator Barack Obama did the same.
Why was neither announcement a surprise? Maybe because everybody knows that both these candidates--along with all the others--have been running for months.
And yet, we --the media -- and they -- the candidates -- conspire with each other, and pretend that these announcements are actually news.
The game has been played every election since 1988 and it goes like this:
Candidates announce they're thinking of exploring--we cover that. Candidates announce they're officially exploring--we cover that. Candidates announce they're--quote--"pretty sure" they're going to run--we cover that. And finally, candidates announce that they're actually running--and as you'll see this week, we cover that.
It's a win-win for the press and the politicians...we both get the stories we want. But the public just gets information overload.
That's a page from my notebook.
What's wrong with her face? Her eyebrows are aimed at her hairline.
You mean the media conspires and pretends? I don't believe it.
Do I need the sarcasm tag?
Actress Sela Ward has the same eyebrows. The look like they belong on the face of a witch.
She ain't that perky anymore. I give her 18 months before she goes on vacation. For good.
And she gets how much a year for writing this drivel?
I wonder how she keeps her job.
The local CBS station here pre-empted her for weather coverage last evening.I don't imagine they agonized over that decision very long.
After her colonoscopy something tightened up in her face.
I saw her today, I'm really shocked that she did this to her face, what a fool.
Katie announces she's tired of announcements.
and she was a cheerleader at Alabama......roll tide roll!
Of course he would "hit it", she played his wife, who he is still in love with.
And thus it was the brownie band
Came tumbling into Slumberland.
That's my take. I am more eloquent than Katie while quoting drivel.
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