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  • Rather is it carried on in the blood, even as Barbara carried it on into the life of her girl-babe.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • I, and others, have been writing about this for years, most recently in an article with that very title Rather than make all the same points here, I invite those interested to read that piece.

    Paul Abrams: Democrats (and Bloggers) Asking the Wrong Questions

  • WEIRD FISHES/ARPEGGI – Dan Rather is reading about war on the evening news, but his voice slowly morphs into some kind of satanic robot, and the whole song ends with a little girl humming the Hallelujah Chorus.

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  • And everybody knows Dan Rather is crazy for suggesting otherwise.

    Easter Lemming Liberal News

  • Then anybody interested in the subject will promptly start hitting him by Google, and the blogosphere will start linking, and the next thing you know Dan Rather is out of a job.

    Some thoughts on blogging ...

  • Rather is just your basic scapegoat of the brain-dead right, a carcass they like to haul out and claim they felled with their spitballs.

    The Times’ Rather « BuzzMachine

  • Bob Lee, president and general manager of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Va., and head of the CBS affiliate board, said many e-mailers offer the same message: I will not watch CBS News again until Rather is gone.

    September 2004

  • Dan Rather is the head, the commander in chief if you will of his organization.

    September 2004

  • Having demonstrated their ability to improve ratings locally, they were now supposed to rescue Dan Rather from a shaky start as anchorman.

    Anchors Away

  • In fact, the opinions — even the character flaws — of each person in the book seem to grow out of his professional position: Rather is vain, Jankowski, the Broadcast Group president, is cautious, Sauter lusts after ratings.

    Anchors Away

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