Skip to comments.On Twitter, Katie Couric Wonders If Weinergate Is a 'Legit News Story'
Posted on 06/03/2011 10:22:39 AM PDT by Justaham
Due to perpetually low ratings, we wont see how former CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric would dismiss Weinergate. But on her Twitter page on Thursday, Couric tweeted: I'm curious if anybody thinks this Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal is a legit news story or just fodder for late-night comedians...thoughts?
So much for Couric's Twitter motto: "True journalism separates fact from fiction. Passionate about discovering what makes the world tick." Like many liberals (and feminists), Couric somehow cant believe this could be true, that a 46-year-old married Member of Congress would be stupid and creepy enough to send a crotch picture to a college student young enough to be his daughter. What if Weiner had bulge-tweeted her 19-year-old daughter?
Resident MRC night owl Brent Baker noted to me that most late-night comedians are off this week (except Stewart and Colbert). We can remember how Couric joined the Republican-bashing media herd in making an enormous deal out of Rep. Mark Foleys creepy Internet messages to congressional pages and Sen. Larry Craigs restroom toe-tapping. But she apparently would be tempted to skip this one, just like NBCs Brian Williams.
When one of her fans replied, "Of course it's not real news. You shouldn't even have to ask," Couric suggested she just wanted to hear the vox populi: "I'm asking cuz it's interesting to hear a variety of opinions...including yours!" There were some other doozy tweets in agreement.
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Yeah - this isn’t like a Kos diary claiming that Trig Palin is really Bristol’s son.
Was the birth of Suri Cruise a legit news story, Kate, when you decided to make it a feature of your first CBS News broadcast?
Katie, those here at FR have been wondering if you’re a legit journalist.
It’s at least as real a news story as a colonoscopy.
Just close your eyes, Katie, and pretend it involves a Republican.
Yeah I know it Katie~!
I mean it’s not like he’s one of those Republicans after all....
What’s a matter Katie? Ain’t getting any Weinnie?
Had Weiner slipped the weiner to Katie, would it be a story Katie?
Just about ten years ago, Dan Rather wondered the same thing about the Chandra Levy murder because it reportedly involved DEMOCRAT congressman Gary Condit.
I’m curious if anybody thinks this Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal is a legit news story or just fodder for late-night comedians...thoughts?
thoughts?... You’re an idiot!
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Tim Foley wasn’t a legit story either, was it, Katie?
It was neat when they found her car keys.
On FR, FReepers wonder if Couric is a 'legit newschick' ... NOT.
Couric knows full damned well that if it was a Republican he would have been forced to resign already.
I get a free man? Do I get to pick?
Still carrying water for the Democrats, Katie doesn’t like being even more irrelevant than when she was one of America’s least watched talking heads.
Since Dems don't feel bound by any accepted standards of moral conduct, why should anyone care about Weiner’s wiener?
After all, we learned it was Kenneth Starr who was the real perv.
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