Skip to comments.Sarah & the Sorority Sisters
Posted on 09/10/2008 4:06:37 AM PDT by paudio
The Gutman standard has now been proffered by countless Obama hacks and water-carrying commentators. Damningly, it’s high-powered working mothers in the journalism business who are helping to broadcast the anti-Palin slams or doing nothing to defend her.
How would Katie Couric like the Gutman standard applied to her? Her husband died at 42 when her daughters were 6 and 2 years old. With two young children devastated by the loss of a father, she opted not to quit journalism. She anchored NBC’s “Today Show” through his illness and death, continued working an intensive, time-consuming schedule as one of America’s most visible broadcast journalists while a single mother with two fatherless children at home, and then jumped to CBS News, where she maintains a rigorous on-air schedule, travel plans and an off-air social calendar. Where are the finger-waggers?
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One other aspect not being discussed is that Todd is NOT going to be welding steel, at least not for a living, while his wife is VP and then P. He will be at home in DC, no different than JFK’s wife...except that he’ll remember that he has kids, and thus probably not do the social circuit every night.
In addition, neither Todd or Sarah will even have to pick up a set of keys for the next 12 years, as they’ll have the Secret Service (rightfully) at their whim. Even with Trig, the Palin’s will have it MUCH easier in DC than they ever would have in Juneau.
That is the real difference. Katie Couric could not stand up to the same challenge as Sarah Palin. She just hired someone to take care of her children while she does a useless job for big bucks.
The only thing you would be hearing about Katie is some pre-staged, pre-written puff piece. Not the real thing.