Skip to comments.Dan Rather in Panic Mode: Move Inauguration to December 1
Posted on 12/05/2008 2:48:33 PM PST by rocksblues
Appearing on Friday's "Morning Joe," former CBS anchor Dan Rather chided President Bush for not doing enough during his lame duck period and argued for moving Inauguration Day up to December 1. And although Rather didn't explain specifically what Bush wasn't doing enough about (The financial crisis? The terrorist incident in India?), he did hyperbolically fret, "But, we're in possibly, possibly the biggest crisis we've been in since December 7, 1941 and maybe since the time of the Civil War." (As big a calamity as slavery and the dissolution of the Union?)
Addressing the past practice of inaugurating presidents in March, Rather lobbied "Thank heaven, we now swear them in, new presidents, in January. I'd be in favor of moving it up to December 1st." (The former network anchor didn't explain how he would then deal with situations like the protracted 2000 post-election battle.)
Clearly speaking of President Bush, he complained, "And this business of being a lame duck president and saying, you know, 'Adios. I'm going to the ranch. I'm just not going to do very much during this period.' We can't afford it." Of Barack Obama, Rather enthused, "Yes, President-elect Obama is doing the best he can by getting out and raising people's spirits without over-raising their expectations."
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Mr. FakeButAccurate has spewed into his dixie cup again.
Turns out W apparently just bought a place near Dallas. So much for rural living.
And, of course, since it was MSNBC no one asked him WTF he was talking about!!!
“Yes, President-elect Obama is doing the best he can by getting out and raising people’s spirits without over-raising their expectations.”
Ears has promised he’d be everything to everyone, he’ll pay for all expenses, and he isn’t, or hasn’t, raised expectations??????????????? ROFL..somebody pinch me..
Oh, if only he were relevant!
OH, lets just make Obama POTUS retroactive to a year ago.
Then we can have the next election in 2011.
According to the Globe magazine that’s for Laura who will be filing for divorce 01/21/09. LOL
Dan and his ilk are going to be disappointed when they discover that Obamachev can’t perform miracles.
What magic wand do they expect a president to wave?
Dan, are you asking for new padded knee pads again for Christmas? Wore out the old ones I guess.......
Presumably Mr Rather heard the President say that.....he would not make that up. Would he?
And nobody will ask the disgraced “LIAR” if he just made that up!
President Bush bought a house IN Dallas but to my knowledge he didn’t sell his place in Crawford. Lots of people have a house in town and a country place. Does this distress you in some way?
DR is an idiot. Why does anyone listen to him?
Blather, blather, blather.....
Doesn’t he realize he is washed up?
Now I say to you, “Stupid but incomprehensible”!
Hmm, if Bush did resign then Cheney would be President. Not BO. That would really get Dan’s knickers in twist.
That man is so deluded.
My vote for the most intelligent post of the day!
After which Rather began talking into his cufflinks, saying, “What’s the frequency, Kenneth?”
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