In yet another installment of her ongoing interview with Katie Couric, Governor Palin was asked to divulge what news publications she’d read prior to her bid for VP, aiding the development of her positions on the issues (jump to 3:45 of the clip below).
COURIC: And when it comes to establishing your worldview, I was curious, what newspapers and magazines did you regularly read before you were tapped for this to stay informed and to understand the world?
PALIN: I’ve read… most of them–again with a great appreciation for the press, for the media, coming fr–
COURIC: Like What ones, specifically? I’m curious that you–
PALIN: Um… All of them.* Any of them that have, have, um, been in front of me** all these years…
COURIC: Can you name a few?
PALIN: Um, er, y’know, ‘Weekly World News’ and uh, ‘The New Yorkler’ [sic] and, lessee, ‘The Washington, um, Enquirer’, I uh, I have always loved, just loved reading ‘Fox News’, ‘The Christian Science Monitor’, er, y’know… all of ‘em!***
* Sounds fake but it isn’t
*** This quote is totally untrue, but in such times of darkness the only thing we can do is joke.
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