From Katie Couric’s blog:

Friends come up to me wondering if I’ll ask [during an interview with Sarah Palin this week] about the rumors online, all the gossipy stuff that seems to sell magazines and mean so little in terms of Palin’s preparedness for the job.

This election is too important, and we have only a few precious weeks left to get to know who these candidates really are. With 7 percent of women undecided, I want to serve the sisterhood (and the brotherhood, too, btw) by helping all of us make informed choices.

Couric is, however, taking question suggestions.

Here’s one: Remember when, during your 60 Minutes sit-down with then-candidate Hillary Clinton, you asked, “Someone told me your nickname in school was Miss Frigidaire. Is that true?”? No need to similarly “serve the sisterhood” this time. (Sarah Barracuda. We know.)

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.