Katie Couric admitted in her new book that she covered up criticism of the National Anthem protests by Ruth Bader Ginsburg because she thought she was confused:
NATIONAL REVIEW – In her newly released memoir, Going There, Katie Couric writes that she edited out comments from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in which the Supreme Court justice accused those who kneel during the national anthem of showing “contempt for a government that has made it possible for their parents and grandparents to live a decent life.”
Couric, the Daily Mail reports, claims that she believed the 83-year-old justice was “elderly and probably didn’t fully understand the question.” Couric, who fashions herself an intrepid journalist, says she was “protecting” the “Notorious RGB” — a woman who until her last days was offering decisions on the most important legal questions in the nation and celebrated widely by the Left — from political backlash.
So because RBG didn’t give Couric the answer she was looking for and because she knew there would be a backlash against RBG for her comments, she assumed RBG was confused and deleted them.
What an absolutely awful reporter. But this isn’t the first time Couric has done this to support her left-wing agenda.
Remember when she deceptively edited an interview with gun rights defenders to make them look stupid: