Interviewers Let Palin Off the Hook: Couric
Couric wonders why Palin wouldn't answer reading question
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 20, 2008 9:37 AM CST

(Newser) – Sarah Palin’s non-answer to Katie Couric’s question about what periodicals she reads still has the CBS anchor puzzled. Couric visited with David Letterman last night, and he quizzed her about why post-election interviewers haven’t asked the VP wannabe about her non-response, Gawker reports. Meanwhile, Letterman has a theory: “She was afraid of offending people who don’t read.”

“She claims that I said, ‘What do you read out there in Alaska,’ as if people in Alaska don’t read or don’t have access to reading material, but I never said that,” Couric said. “I’m aware people in Alaska have access.”