Meet the Real Katie Couric
Table of Contents:
- Executive Summary
- Hardworking Hilary vs. Sexist America
- Feeling Her Feminism
- Envying Europe's Nanny States
- Distressed by Clinton Under Fire
- Deploring Ronald Reagan
- Republicans: "Rigid," "Exclusionary," "Divisive," and "Draconian"
- Christian Conservatives Created Murderous Climate
- GOP Win=Voters' Temper Tantrum
- Scolding NRA For Supporting Gun Rights
- Fawning Over Jimmy the Great
- Iraq, a Debacle Worse than Vietnam
- Let Big Government Fix Our Woes
- Denigrating "Divisive" Talk Radio
Republicans: "Rigid," "Exclusionary," "Divisive," and "Draconian"
"Your speech at the 1992 Republican Convention where you talked about
a religious war was considered by many to be very polarizing, a real
turn off, self-righteous, superior, exclusionary. Do you regret giving
— To Pat Buchanan on Today, August 14, 1996.
"Do you think that he [GOP nominee Bob Dole] is in some ways
paying the price for a Republican Congress that enacted, or tried to
enact, measures, in the views of many were simply too harsh or too
— Couric to Elizabeth Dole, October 8, 1996 Today. (With WMV video clip/MP3 audio)
"What about the abortion issue? Do you think the [Republican] party
should remain as rigid vis a vis abortion to be successful in 1996?"
— To Pat Buchanan on Today, February 1, 1992.
"So you don’t think the right wing should be so narrow-minded or rigid when it comes to abortion?"
— To Republican National Committee chairman Haley Barbour, same show.
"Abortion rights have been totally ignored in the platform; gay
rights not acknowledged...Do you think the Republican Party has grown,
or become, too exclusionary, too intolerant, and that this kind of
rhetoric is divisive and counterproductive?"
— Interviewing Vice President Dan Quayle on Today, August 19, 1992.