Why Katie Couric hid RBG remarks on national anthem protests
Katie Couric scrapped RBG’s remarks on national anthem protests to ‘protect’ her
In 2016, late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg drew sharp criticism for calling national anthem protests “dumb and disrespectful” in an interview with veteran journalist Katie Couric.
But that wasn’t all she said, according to Couric, who admits in her forthcoming memoir to concealing some of Ginsburg’s remarks about kneeling during the anthem in an effort to shield her from further scrutiny.
According to excerpts from Couric’s “Going There,” released Wednesday by the Daily Mail, Ginsburg told her that the act of taking a knee during the anthem — started by activist and former NFL player Colin Kaepernick to protest racial injustice — showed “contempt for a government that has made it possible for their parents and …
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