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ABC's Gibson, Trying to Set The Table for Meatier Debates
Parade magazine's cover story for next Sunday is a profile of Benazir Bhutto -- printed before her assassination in Pakistan last week.
William Safire suggested recently that I take a stab at emulating his year-end predictions column (which, as a bonus, requires no legwork). With apologies to the master, which of the following will come to pass by the end of 2008?
Katie Couric will be:
a. Anchor of the "CBS Evening News"
b. A full-time "60 Minutes" correspondent
c. Hosting a daytime talk show
d. Joining Dan Rather in his suit against CBS
The Wall Street Journal will be:
a. Stripped of all credibility as a Rupert Murdoch plaything
b. A USA Today clone
c. The most improved newspaper of the year
d. Relocated to Australia