There will be folks who try to tell you Katie Couric didn’t make it anchoring CBS Evening News because she’s a woman. With all due respect, that’s not the reason: it’s because she stinks. There are half a dozen women on cable and network news who would have been better in that anchor seat on day one —and by now they’d be stars. From the outset, Couric’s been wooden and uncomfortable. Her show moves with the painful gait of someone wearing shoes three sizes too small. And squeezing into that role has been her undoing.
Hate to say I told you so, but I told you so.