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Say Katie! Say Katie!

On Good Morning America this morning, ABC’s Charles Gibson hammered the CEO of Conoco Phillips with questions from the left. It felt like a 1970s hangover, like Gibson should have been wearing a cardigan, using a southern accent, and worrying about “malaise” for all the talk about obscene profits and windfall profits taxes. Gibson ended by pounding him over his $13 million salary. Unfortunately, said CEO did not respond by using the words “Katie Couric.” Or more precisely, “I’m managing tens of thousands of employees extracting energy that allows people to drive to work. Katie Couric’s feeding pigeons out of her fancy gloves in Italy wearing a Dolce and Gabbana coat. Which one of us is more vital to the economy?”

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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