Palin: I Gave A ‘Crappy’ Answer To Katie Couric’s ‘Fair’ Question In 2008 (VIDEO)

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Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said in an interview that aired Sunday that the question CBS anchor Katie Couric asked her about what publications she read to form her views on foreign policy was “fair,” but that she gave a “crappy” answer.

Couric’s infamous interview with the former Alaska governor grabbed headlines because of Palin’s lackluster responses.

Couric asked Palin about the newspapers and magazines she read to form her views on foreign policy.

Palin responded that she had a “great appreciation” for the media, but when Couric pressed her to name some of the publications she read, Palin said “all of ’em, any of ’em that have been in front of me over all these years.”

Palin later said she was “taken aback” by the question.

In the interview that aired Sunday, Palin said the question was “fair.”

“I had a crappy answer,” she said. “But it was a fair question.”

“I didn’t like, though, the way that, forever then in these seven years, that interview has kind of been stamped on my forehead as, ‘she’s an idiot,’” Palin said. “I just think, in the context of the whole ball of wax that day — or two days — of an interview and editing, it wasn’t real fun.”

Watch the interview:

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h/t: Mediaite

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