Sarah Palin Co-Hosting Today Show
She's going head-to-head with nemesis Katie Couric on GMA
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 1, 2012 11:30 PM CDT
Updated Apr 2, 2012 4:35 AM CDT
Sarah Palin was angry after she was unable to answer Katie Couric's question about what she reads.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

(Newser) – Welcome to the lamestream media, Sarah Palin. She's going to be co-hosting NBC's Today show tomorrow morning, reports Mediabistro. Palin will go head-to-head with arch-nemesis Katie Couric, who's filling in this week on ABC's Good Morning America, and who's responsible for one of the former vice-presidential candidate's most embarrassing campaign moments. Palin, who later slammed Couric for "gotcha journalism," was unable to come up with the name of a single newspaper when Couric asked her what she reads.

Palin, who once did a stint as a sports anchor in Alaska and talks politics on Fox News, will have the Wisconsin primary to discuss tomorrow. Some find it hard to believe that Palin is taking the co-helm if even for a day. Panelists on one program speculated that it could just be an April Fool's joke. But the Washington Post calls the strategy the Today show's "Katie Couric Counter-Programming Campaign." Good Morning America has been nipping at Today's ratings heels. One media observer predicts that Couric "should attract more viewers than Palin," reports the New York Daily News.

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djredmond
Apr 2, 2012 5:47 PM CDT
My husband and I have always enjoyed the Today Show, however with Sarah Palin joining the show, we will no longer be watching. She's ridiculous and it's unbelievable that they're giving her a voice as illiterate and uninformed as she is. Bad idea for her to join Today!
RDSCOTT
Apr 2, 2012 4:25 PM CDT
Well, I did enjoy Nightly News with Brian Williams. Hello Diane Sawyer, you have a new viewer!
chezwhat
Apr 2, 2012 2:01 PM CDT
Maybe a strip search could locate her brain.