Sarah Palin Ratings Beat Katie Couric - Business Insider Two guest-hosts, two different channels and there was a clear winner. It was Sarah Palin. Amazing she could beat Couric, who is an experted news person, vs Palin who is not. Amazing whatever Palin touches nowadays turns to gold. The haters will call her a moron, but she keeps on suceeding at everything she does and making millions of dollars along the way!