Skip to comments.Did Katie Couric Lie About What Kissinger Said After Palin Interview?
Posted on 09/27/2008 2:30:44 AM PDT by HD1200
Ms. Couric reminded the governor that she recently met with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who supports direct diplomacy with both countries. Are you saying Henry Kissinger is naïve? Ms. Couric asked. Ms. Palin replied, Ive never heard Henry Kissinger say, Yeah, Ill meet with these leaders without preconditions being met.
Henry Kissinger believes Barack Obama misstated his views on diplomacy with US adversaries and is not happy about being mischaracterized. He says: "Senator McCain is right. I would not recommend the next President of the United States engage in talks with Iran at the Presidential level. My views on this issue are entirely compatible with the views of my friend Senator John McCain. We do not agree on everything, but we do agree that any negotiations with Iran must be geared to reality."
After the interview, Ms. Couric faced the camera and added a postscript. Incidentally, we confirmed Henry Kissingers position following our interview, she said, explaining that Mr. Kissinger supports talks without preconditions.
The above sounds to me like Couric took liberties in explaining to her audience just what it was she asked Kissinger and just what his reponse really was.
The former Sec. of State never did anything without agme plan first.Ms Couric is way off base here.
Katie is not a liar, she’s just not very bright.
Thanks for the post. Kudos to you. Good catch!
Katie is not a liar, shes just not very bright.
Katie is not a very bright liar-There fixed.
Good thing nobody saw the interview! (except like Katie’s relatives etc)
Kissinger’s position will be discussed by the media in the next days due to debates, will be a great point to point out that Couric misstated his position too.
Guess CBS takes their talking points from Obama’s campaign too as if we didn’t know that. Since Couric did all she could to make Palin look bad, that is a great find.
Where oh where is the Uhhbummer Troof Squat, when you need them????
Henry Kissenger should call Obama’s Truth Squad, in particular jennifer Joyce.
Mr. Kissenger, you may reach Jennifer Joyce here:
1114 Market St.
Mel Carnahan Building
St. Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: (314) 622-4941
Facsimile: (314) 622-3369
That Kissinger quote should be delivered to Couric embedded in a deep-dish pie.
I would not believe anything that Katie Couric says!!!!!
Were Katie's lips moving?
If so, that would have to be a "yes."
I saw part of that program that had the former Secretaries of State. I don’t recall any of them recommending engaging in talks at the Presidential level. Some(including Kissinger, I think) did suggest meetings with Iran at the Secretary of State level.
Why the rhetorical question in this headline? It’s a matter of record that Couric lied since Kissenger has said he never said what she has implied.
Commie Katie Colic
Obama countered with why he wouldn't have conditions, and that even Kissinger agreed to talk with Iran without preconditions.
McCain countered saying that he's known Henry Kissenger for 35 years, and would never negotiate with Iran without certain conditions, and the same held true with China and other countries. Obama continued "tough guy" posturing, while McCain talked, saying things like "yeah, mmm-hhmmm, sure, we'll see, yeah right" . Totally rude.
I wanted to beat the smugness right out of the stick with ears. I hate smugness like that, ESPECIALLY from somebody with nothing to back it up!
I thought Obama was rude throughout the debate, and glad that McCain after the first 10-15 minutes started firing back, and wouldn't concede to Obama.
Of course, couric lied, as did o-dummy last night.
Kissinger immediately released a statement last night correcting the lie.
I thought Obama was rude throughout the debate...
McCain rattled him a couple of times left him disoriented looking for a way out and all he could do was the “tough guy” routine. He looked weak instead.
Agreed. Obama looked amateurish; way out of his league.
Can he possibly have nerve enough to disagee with both The One and The Perky One?
Nothing Mz Perky does or says should surprise anyone. What is surprising is why the heck would Palin so much as return a call from Couric much do an interview with her. For that matter, why would McCain ever subject himself to Letterman? They know they’re going to get fried on all these shows but yet they keep showing up.
Dan Rather: "Oh, Mr. President, Peace be unto you. If only you knew how
much I and your other servants at CBS support, worship, bow, grovel and kneel to you.
We will forever reserve the name "President" ONLY for you and our other greatly beloved terrorists."
It's just weird to see it in this context now...
Love the cBS logo as well, by the way.
Mcacin Got that right and pointed it out to. He said Obombo was parsing his words and he is right . Its right out of the Clinton Play book.
Thats what you get with a thug, with nothing to truly back him up besides brash and swagger.
He's the little kid who got his a$$ kicked at school. Propped up by Chicago politics. Now, because of that, he thinks he's a tough guy. He's a punk.
What would Obama do on the world stage? Ahmahwhackjob is a murdering phsychopath, who wants to conquer the world in the name of Allah, and bring forth the 12th Imam. And is tied VERY closely with Russia.
Putin IS a genuine badass. Being "ex" KGB, w/ strong Russian Mafia ties, and the backing of the Russian military and all of Russia, makes him a legit badass.
Do you want a street thug confronting a phsychopath or genuine badass?
Did Katie Couric spesk? If she spoke, then she lied.
Time for MO officials to arrest Courics goofy ass.
Letterman, the view.
Palin had Gibson mischaracterize her and demand a responsep;Couric mischaracterizes Kissinger and demands a response. That isn’t gotcha, that’s gone over to propoganda.
I guess the game is, lie on camera and in your ads and hope the American people don’t notice. It’s appalling what these liberals are stooping to in this election.
Kissinger, right after the debate last night... issued a press release that stated barry and couric were both liars!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I agree 100%.
Give her credit for what she's got!
I believe Jennifer Joyce is out with the St. Louis county sheriff this morning busting in the door of one Mr. Harlin Oates who was overheard through his open window telling his grandson that Obama is not trustworthy.
Question: Didn’t see the Couric / Palin interview, but this morning on Fox & Friends Juan Williams referenced it as an interview that Palin completely bombed, that her confidence appeared to be shaken and her debate with Biden could be her undoing. Prior to the debate I’ve heard little about this interview, let alone that Palin had trouble with it. What’s the deal?
Can someone get Couric’s e-mail. She needs to get freeped...
She’d just use that as an opportunity to find new and interestng dates.
If he values his reputation at all, he needs to go on Fox and let them know what he really thinks.
Kissinger’s statement was clear and it has been discussed on FNC and WABC radio. I am sure it was ignored by CNN and MSNBC, including other usual suspects.
Oh, it was ignored. He needs to do an ad spot exposing the media bias of Couric and company. Henry Kissinger is still, in the final analysis, a very well respected man to both parties. He’s like the 700lb gorilla of politics, he sits where he wants.