David Carr imagines a Couric-on-Palin interview:

It is telling that when the McCain campaign was looking for a soft place to land Governor Palin’s first interview, they turned to Charles Gibson at ABC, not Ms. Couric. It would have been fun to watch given the implied subtext: “Hey, Governor, I invented spunky; I’ve had a colonoscopy on live network television, so let’s get started on yours.”

The “implied subtext” of which is…. meow?

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.