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Gingersnap
11-25-2009, 11:04 AM
Katie Couric Uses Christmas Poem To Campaign For ObamaCare

By Noel Sheppard (Bio | Archive)
November 23, 2009 - 21:43 ET

The advocacy on display Monday by "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric was almost unimaginable.

In her "Notebook" video posted at CBSNews.com, Couric read a poem fashioned after Clement Clarke Moore's classic "The Night Before Christmas."

Without any regard for hiding her position on healthcare reform legislation currently before Congress, Couric used the coming holidays as an excuse to wax poetic about her wish that Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) would "save Harry Reid's Christmas with a deal she brought forth":


Twas just weeks before Christmas and what do you know
Senate Democrats are once again praying for Snowe.
They won 60 votes to start the debate
But they're back to square one and the just have to wait.
Wait for Blue Dogs like Nelson and Lincoln
Who say a public option would mean the economy sinkin'.
Wait for Joe Lieberman who says it won't pass
And hope Mary Landrieu can change her mind fast.

The Republican votes right now total zero
But a trigger could make one woman a hero.
The moderate who hails from the land way up north
Could save Harry Reid's Christmas with a deal she brought forth.
Urging government plans for when private ones fail
To think: both sides happy, can both sides prevail?
At this point no compromise looms within sight
That means after Thanksgiving it's on with the fight.
Enjoy your turkey and know we'll be here
To help make this tough topic just a little more clear.

I guess the Forbidden Gin Dance isn't her only talent. :mad:

Newsbusters (http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2009/11/23/katie-couric-campaigns-obamacare-christmas-poem)

linda22003
11-25-2009, 11:06 AM
I've never once seen her do the newscast, I just realized. I watch Jim Lehrer and Neil Cavuto (yes, there's room in my head for both!).

lacarnut
11-25-2009, 11:22 AM
I doubt she wrote. Plagurism(sp) seems to be a talent of Dummiecrats.