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Katie Couric: ‘Maybe We Need a Muslim Version of “The Cosby Show”‘
Mediaite ^ | December 31, 2010 | Ray Rahman

Posted on 12/31/2010 9:43:34 PM PST by lbryce

As 2010 comes to a close, the media industry is taking its annual breather to reflect upon all the things it had to cover in the past year. Katie Couric, in her CBSNews.com review of 2010, highlighted the controversy surrounding the Park51 project. “The bigotry expressed against Muslims in this country has been one of the most disturbing stories to surface,” she told her panel. In that media narrative, she saw “a seething hatred many people feel for all Muslims,” which she theorized could be remedied by another, more lighthearted narrative: “Maybe we need a Muslim version of The Cosby Show.”

She came to the situationally comedic solution after offering this take on American Islamophobia:

I also think sort of the chasm between, or, the bigotry expressed against Muslims in this country has been one of the most disturbing stories to surface this year. Of course, a lot of noise was made about the Islamic Center, mosque, down near the World Trade Center, but I think there wasn’t enough sort of careful analysis and evaluation of where this bigotry toward 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide, and how this seething hatred many people feel for all Muslims, which I think is so misdirected, and so wrong—and so disappointing.

So could funny Muslims in even funnier sweaters be the answer? “I know that sounds crazy,” she said, “But The Cosby Show did so much to change attitudes about African-Americans in this country, and I think sometimes people are afraid of what they don’t understand—like you, Mo.” She was referring to Daily Show veteran and NPR regular Mo Rocca, who was present for the discussion. A Harvard alumnus, Rocca shamefully confessed that despite having attended “really fancy schools,” he knows basically “nothing about Islam.”

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Her brain just gave out after years of moonbat syndrome.
1 posted on 12/31/2010 9:43:41 PM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Katie has lost her mind.
If she were to produce such a show she would lose her head.


2 posted on 12/31/2010 9:45:15 PM PST by Gamecock (The resurrection of Jesus Christ is both historically credible and existentially satisfying. T.K.)
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To: lbryce

*barf*


3 posted on 12/31/2010 9:45:40 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR to pimp your blog!!!)
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To: lbryce

She needs to be sent to Afghanistan to live out her days as a Muslim woman.


4 posted on 12/31/2010 9:45:50 PM PST by Concho (-)
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To: lbryce

SOUNDS GOOD.

Hopefully Katie will star as the Muslim wife, it could be a LEARNING MOMENT for all American women.


5 posted on 12/31/2010 9:47:07 PM PST by TheDailyChange (Politics,Conservatism,Liberalism)
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To: lbryce

Claire in a burkha ... an honor killing for Denise maybe...sure..I’d watch it...


6 posted on 12/31/2010 9:47:23 PM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: lbryce

Most Americans don’t find muzzies as funny as Couric does.


7 posted on 12/31/2010 9:48:38 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("The Dems have a 'war room' for everything but war..." - Dennis Miller)
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To: lbryce

There is unlimited comedy situations with Sharia Law.
Stonings, beheadings and female genital removals in the first episodes should build up big ratings.


8 posted on 12/31/2010 9:49:34 PM PST by o-n-money
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To: lbryce
We need a Forensic Files Show trying to figure out who killed Katie Couric.
9 posted on 12/31/2010 9:49:38 PM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: lbryce

She has the same mind that she always had: that of a man-hater. Enjoy.


10 posted on 12/31/2010 9:50:38 PM PST by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote.)
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To: lbryce

The Mooseby Show.


11 posted on 12/31/2010 9:51:04 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: lbryce

No Katie we don’t need a show about Muslims. We just don’t.


12 posted on 12/31/2010 9:51:26 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: lbryce

2011 is going to be a very interesting year... very interesting.... God help us all.


13 posted on 12/31/2010 9:51:46 PM PST by VastRWCon (Taxed to Death)
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To: lbryce

Substitute IED for Jello Pudding (TM) and Achmed for Mr. Huxtable.


14 posted on 12/31/2010 9:51:59 PM PST by hole_n_one
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Fame needs to come with a warning label informing hopefuls that fame has the most peculiar effect of turning people into the stupidest creatures in the Nation while—conversely—tricking them into believing that they are wiser than all others. This phenomenon seems to infect all but a few.


15 posted on 12/31/2010 9:54:19 PM PST by bannie (( ))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I was, in fact trying to come up with a clever play on words for a show based on Couric’s epiphany-like revelation but you beat me to it.


16 posted on 12/31/2010 9:54:26 PM PST by lbryce (Obama Notwithstanding, America's Best Days Are Yet To Be .)
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To: lbryce

Dufus. The woman does NOT think, she just talks.


17 posted on 12/31/2010 9:54:55 PM PST by madison10
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To: lbryce

This fool doesn’t even deserve the pitiful ratings she is getting now.


18 posted on 12/31/2010 9:55:12 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: lbryce

The substitute for Glenn Beck was talking about all the possibilities and people were sending his suggestions, such as Three Men and a Burkha, My Three Mothers-In-Law, etc.


19 posted on 12/31/2010 9:55:18 PM PST by Tuscaloosa Goldfinch ( T.G., global warming denier.)
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To: lbryce

Or maybe they could just do a muslim version of Fat Albert?

Na-Na-Na Gonna issue a Fat-WAH!
(Hey-hey-HEY!)
Na-Na-Na Gonna issue a Fat-WAH!


20 posted on 12/31/2010 9:55:20 PM PST by DemforBush (I got three passports, a couple of visas. You don't even know my real name..)
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To: lbryce
This idjit says this with this eve's backdrop of Bomb hits Egypt church at New Year's Mass, 7 dead. What a moosebrain she is.
21 posted on 12/31/2010 9:55:55 PM PST by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: hole_n_one

LOL Maybe we should have a Muslim version of CBS News. Katie, a burqa fitting YOUR head is already on order! You could end your newscasts with, “Courage, Jihadists!” Bob


22 posted on 12/31/2010 9:56:23 PM PST by alstewartfan ("The newly painted fences chip; Life falls into routine." from Al Stewart's "In the Dark")
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To: bmwcyle

“We need a Forensic Files Show trying to figure out who killed Katie Couric.”

Probably the one-handed man.


23 posted on 12/31/2010 9:56:47 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: Rembrandt

Too Star Wars


24 posted on 12/31/2010 9:58:07 PM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: Tuscaloosa Goldfinch

Everybody Loves Ramadan

My Favorite Goat


25 posted on 12/31/2010 9:58:53 PM PST by Rastus
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To: o-n-money
We already had one: On America's Most Wanted, they showed a Muslim-who-lived-in-America* father who'd killed his two daughters because they wanted to be normal.

*I believe that to be a muslim and an American at the same time is a mutually exclusive proposition.

26 posted on 12/31/2010 9:59:28 PM PST by bannie (( ))
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To: lbryce

What a moron she is. As if television could somehow civilize Islam.....


27 posted on 12/31/2010 10:00:03 PM PST by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: lbryce

“Katie dons a Burka”

New season, new show to air in mecca.


28 posted on 12/31/2010 10:01:51 PM PST by taxesareforever (Release Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich and let him and his family get on with their lives.)
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To: lbryce

Muslims can’t take a joke and most Americans don’t find beheadings very funny. On second thoughts, it would be a huge hit if they limited beheadings on the show to friends and relatives.


29 posted on 12/31/2010 10:02:15 PM PST by balls (Government workers have plundered our wealth. Demand reparations!)
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To: lbryce

She is such a freakin idiot.


30 posted on 12/31/2010 10:03:54 PM PST by pelican001
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To: All
Couric's epiphany has got me thinking of the infinite possibilities in the adaption of our entire TV heritage developing TV shows for the Muslim market.

I'd like to start the competition off with "What's my Fatwah?" based on the fifties show, What's My Line? where a Imam, Muslim cleric is questioned by a panel who must determine the Mullah's Fatwa and more, and "Can't Tell The Truth" rules of which I'll leave up to you.

31 posted on 12/31/2010 10:05:17 PM PST by lbryce (Obama Notwithstanding, America's Best Days Are Yet To Be .)
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To: lbryce

Wait until she has to climb into a burqa.


32 posted on 12/31/2010 10:05:41 PM PST by onedoug
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Instead, we need her to go live in Saudi Arabia

Then we’d all be happy (except the Saudis)


33 posted on 12/31/2010 10:05:53 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (NO MOS-que AP: It's the "GROUND ZERO MOSQUE")
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To: lbryce

Katie Couric: ‘Maybe We Need a Muslim Version of “Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married,
Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married, Married , Married, Married with 72 Children”


34 posted on 12/31/2010 10:06:22 PM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: lbryce

The Cosby Show was a gross and massive misrepresentation of typical Black culture and average Black life in America.

See? This is the Liberal thing. Fantasy and surrealism IS reality for them.

What they WANT to be true is more important to them than reality or facts.

In short they are crazy, and “The Perky One” proves that she is a fantasy land moron every time she presents one of her ‘ideas’.

After all, in Couric’s mind she is much more “enlightened and intellectual” than Palin(obviously, duh) because it takes a lot more brains to smile and giggle while reading written words on TV off of cards than to be governor of Alaska.


35 posted on 12/31/2010 10:06:27 PM PST by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: lbryce

It could be shown here in central Indiana on Comcast channel 911.


36 posted on 12/31/2010 10:07:29 PM PST by InvisibleChurch (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):)
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To: Rastus

The Ahdami Fam-al-lee

(snap, snap)


37 posted on 12/31/2010 10:09:25 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (NO MOS-que AP: It's the "GROUND ZERO MOSQUE")
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To: lbryce

Yep, and the weekly episodes could include the father killing off his wife(s) for bringing dishonor to the family, and killing an occasional daughter also.


38 posted on 12/31/2010 10:11:24 PM PST by calex59
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...
"The bigotry expressed against Muslims in this country has been one of the most disturbing stories to surface," she told her panel.
She's right -- it is one of the most disturbing stories to surface, which isn't surprising, because she's one of the partisan media shills who helped make it up. Maybe we need a non-Moslem version of beheading for Katie Couric and the rest of the partisan media shills. Thanks lbryce.


39 posted on 12/31/2010 10:12:11 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: lbryce

Maybe we need a version of the CBS Evening News that is hosted by a real American patriot.


40 posted on 12/31/2010 10:12:34 PM PST by JPG (YES SHE CAN!)
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To: TheDailyChange

Will the suicide bomber daughter be a recurring role?

What we actually learned from this year is that ordinary Muslims who have been integrated into American culture can be turned into terrorists by their religion.

Did I get that wrong?


41 posted on 12/31/2010 10:14:04 PM PST by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: Rastus

60 Minutes (until detonation)


42 posted on 12/31/2010 10:15:05 PM PST by CrazyIvan (What's "My Struggle" in Kenyan?)
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To: lbryce
TBC:The Beheadings Channel
Koranarama
My Favorite Camel:A Love Story
43 posted on 12/31/2010 10:15:14 PM PST by lbryce (Obama Notwithstanding, America's Best Days Are Yet To Be .)
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To: lbryce

Katie Couric: Lightweight


44 posted on 12/31/2010 10:16:26 PM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Too bad Katie isn’t a journalist...

http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/index.html#Attacks


45 posted on 12/31/2010 10:20:03 PM PST by bigheadfred (STAND IN THE CLOSET AND SCREAM WITH ME)
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To: DemforBush
Hey Rudy, you're like a madrasah on Friday.......no class.

Wonder if we could get the South Park guys to do something like that. It could be funny.

46 posted on 12/31/2010 10:20:43 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: lbryce

Let’s Make an IED...Jake and the Fat Wah...Welcome back Qatar...Mad Men....Have Bomb Will Travel


47 posted on 12/31/2010 10:21:11 PM PST by weston (As far as I'm concerned, it's Christ or nothing!)
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To: lbryce

They can have hilarious episodes like, “Aisha meets a Christian boy, and her brothers stab her to death,” or “Mom went driving by herself, so dad beat the crap out of her.”


48 posted on 12/31/2010 10:24:39 PM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: lbryce
Using The Cosby Show as a model all the female children will be Christian.

HAPPY WESTERN CALENDAR NEW YEAR !!


49 posted on 12/31/2010 10:25:10 PM PST by I see my hands (How's that ballot box working out for you?)
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To: lbryce

She would like to get stoned on national TV?


50 posted on 12/31/2010 10:25:50 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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