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Rather Ambushed at Dallas Airport; Anchor Bashes Fox
Ratherbiased.com ^ | September 18, 2004 | Ratherbiased.com

Posted on 09/19/2004 1:54:23 PM PDT by thebride

Rather Ambushed at Dallas Airport; Anchor Bashes Fox September 18, 2004 15:34:06 EDT Fox News has reported that Dan Rather received the "60 Minutes treatment" when he was confronted by a local Dallas TV reporter.

Rather has flown to Dallas apparently to help his CBS people in Dallas get their stories straight and bolster their defense. More and more media organizations are picking apart Rather's claims, as more is uncovered about the Texas Democrats who seem to have originated the story.

The reporter, from the local Fox affiliate, asked Rather if he felt he was duped. Rather shot back, "Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: axisofweasels; burkett; cbs; cbsnews; forged; forgedmemos; forgery; foxnews; killian; mapes; memogate; memos; rather; ratherambushed; rathergate
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1 posted on 09/19/2004 1:54:23 PM PDT by thebride
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To: thebride
"Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"

Hmmm, and who is it that passed off forged documents in an attempt to smear the president? Fox? Dan's in no position to knock anyone at the moment.

2 posted on 09/19/2004 1:56:25 PM PDT by alnick (US forces armed with what? Spitballs??)
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To: thebride

It must really suck to be Dan Rather right now.







heheheh


3 posted on 09/19/2004 1:57:43 PM PDT by EggsAckley (............."........let them go naked for a while".......scary Terri Kerry............)
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To: thebride

hahahahahaha!!!

I would just love to see the media camped out at Rather's swanky NY residence, following him into work, stuffing a microphone in his face while the camera records his emotional retort.

(I don't believe it would ever happen. But it is fun to think about.)


4 posted on 09/19/2004 1:57:50 PM PDT by harrycarey
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To: thebride

Looks like Dan Blathers got some problems.


5 posted on 09/19/2004 1:57:52 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (Proud rabbit hater and killer)
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To: thebride
LOLOL.....guess Rather thinks that will endear him to his cohorts. And it will.

The pajama people will not be amused, however.

6 posted on 09/19/2004 1:58:38 PM PDT by OldFriend (It's the soldier, not the reporter who has given US freedom of the press)
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To: thebride
Rather has flown to Dallas apparently to help his CBS people in Dallas get their stories straight and bolster their defense

Get their story straight??

What part of FORGED documents do these numb nuts not understand??

7 posted on 09/19/2004 1:58:54 PM PDT by Mo1 (Why is the MSM calling the Vietnam Vets and POW's a suspected group??)
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To: thebride

The "interview/ambush" was much ado about nothing.


8 posted on 09/19/2004 1:59:10 PM PDT by Torie
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To: thebride
"Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"

"No, I don't. Please answer the question, Mr. Rather."

9 posted on 09/19/2004 1:59:49 PM PDT by Aeronaut (To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.)
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To: thebride

I'd like to hit Rather over the head with my big bunny slippers.


10 posted on 09/19/2004 1:59:49 PM PDT by Jenya (I'm a newbie here, but not to life. Don't even think of imposing your seniority on me.)
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To: thebride

OOOOHHHH...what a come back.........


11 posted on 09/19/2004 2:00:00 PM PDT by marmar (Faith is a beautiful thing.....)
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To: thebride

"Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"

Good old Stock Liberal Democrat debate tactic number 1. NEVER answer the question, avoid it by making a personal attack on the questioner. What pure scum Rather is.


12 posted on 09/19/2004 2:00:04 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Vote Bush 2004-We have the solutions, Kerry Democrats? Nothing but slogans)
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To: thebride
Dan Rather received the "60 Minutes treatment" when he was confronted by a local Dallas TV reporter.

I love it! This can't happen often enough. 60 Minutes has be so 'in-your-face' with people for years. Now you wonder if we have to go back and pick apart everything they have ever reported - if the past week is any indication, there is probably a large percentage of fiction in that tome of so-called 'journalism'.

13 posted on 09/19/2004 2:00:05 PM PDT by GaltMeister (I'm just a Pajamahadeen cog in the wheels of the VRWC.)
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To: thebride

Dan Rather is not an honest person. Whether he was duped or not is becoming irrelevant, given his continued coverup of criminal activity.


14 posted on 09/19/2004 2:00:35 PM PDT by claudiustg (Go Sharon! Go Bush!)
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To: thebride

Ha Ha! How's it feel to BE the story, Danny? Huh? Take it!


15 posted on 09/19/2004 2:01:07 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks (How do you ask a hamster to be the last hamster to die for a mistake?)
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To: thebride; L_Von_Mises; staytrue

Saw this and have it on tape ;-).


16 posted on 09/19/2004 2:01:23 PM PDT by sauropod (Hitlary: "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.")
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To: thebride

Just another example of arrogance that is bringing Rather down in his twilight years. I really had not paid a lot of attention to him or CBS before this Memogate...many are now paying attention to the bias of CBS and Dan Rather and their time is down....it's time ...for them to go and the people are speaking loud and clear!!! Are you hearing this CBS???


17 posted on 09/19/2004 2:01:26 PM PDT by IndianPrincessOK (Native American pleading for Truth!)
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To: thebride

That reporter got exactly what he was looking for: he got Dan Rather to get mad enough to say what he was really thinking. And they are not pretty thoughts!


18 posted on 09/19/2004 2:01:31 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (I voted for Bush... before I voted for Bush.)
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To: thebride
Rather shot back, "Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"

The implication being ... CBS duped Rather into doing a corrupt, fraudulent story ... and that Fox is a corrupt, fraudulent network, AND that the reporter (Dan) is as innocent and pure as the wind-driven show?

19 posted on 09/19/2004 2:02:43 PM PDT by GretchenM (A country is a terrible thing to waste. Vote Republican.)
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To: claudiustg

What does Fox have to do with Rather getting willingly duped by some phony documents? Nothing. This "news man" is on his way to the dog track.


20 posted on 09/19/2004 2:03:20 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: thebride

Put some ice on it, Danny boy!


21 posted on 09/19/2004 2:03:20 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod
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To: Jenya
I'd like to hit Rather over the head with my big bunny slippers.

Man, would I love to see that! LOL! Toooooo funny!

22 posted on 09/19/2004 2:03:22 PM PDT by itsinthebag
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To: sauropod

Oh, you lucky duck!!!!!!


23 posted on 09/19/2004 2:03:50 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (Is Rush a poster on FR???)
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To: thebride

I realize that the PC position is that Dan was duped, and that Bill O'Blowhard thinks anyone thinking otherwise is a blind ideologue, but judging purely by Dan's behavior I suspect that Dan is more guilty of duping than of being duped. There's more than just a whiff of corruption in the air.


24 posted on 09/19/2004 2:03:58 PM PDT by PeoplesRepublicOfWashington (When you're full of it you need two Johns.)
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To: thebride
Rather shot back, "Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"

And vs. Richard Nixon: "No, Mr. President, [I'm not running for something,] are you?"

Dan has really gotta work on those comebacks.

25 posted on 09/19/2004 2:04:07 PM PDT by martin_fierro (Fred Mertz is THE MAN.)
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To: Jenya

Do your bunny slippers have big flip floppy ears like the bunny picture of Kerry visting NASA?


26 posted on 09/19/2004 2:04:51 PM PDT by U S Army EOD (John Kerry, the mother of all flip floppers.)
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To: thebride
Rather shot back, "Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"

Question for Rather:

"How much Kinkos stock do you own?"

27 posted on 09/19/2004 2:05:08 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: Chad Fairbanks

Speaking of media people becoming the story, what do you think of Brian Mulroney (sp?) getting fired from KIRO radio for saying he believed Rather should retire or be forced out for what he did?


28 posted on 09/19/2004 2:05:16 PM PDT by GretchenM (A country is a terrible thing to waste. Vote Republican.)
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To: Torie
"The "interview/ambush" was much ado about nothing."

Yes. Dan Blather is nothing.
29 posted on 09/19/2004 2:05:44 PM PDT by HalleysFifth
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To: Aeronaut
Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do"

You mean do I feel duped working for the last real broadcast journalist outfit in the US as opposed to a DNC stooge propaganda outlet like CBS News? No. Now, with "All due respect" Mr Rather, "Answer the questions".
30 posted on 09/19/2004 2:06:26 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Vote Bush 2004-We have the solutions, Kerry Democrats? Nothing but slogans)
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To: Brad's Gramma

I've been having all kinds of fun taping the denouement of See-BS and the Swift Vet thing. Ask my wife, I have lots of VHS tapes decorating the coffeetable right now. ;-).


31 posted on 09/19/2004 2:06:51 PM PDT by sauropod (Hitlary: "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.")
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To: thebride

Awwwwww.......Dan's a little testy!

Maybe he knows he's turning into a tabloid journalist. Even Kitty Kelley has more credibility.


32 posted on 09/19/2004 2:06:58 PM PDT by Republic If You Can Keep It
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To: Brad's Gramma

Oh, come on, now. You know he is.


33 posted on 09/19/2004 2:07:11 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: GretchenM

I think it shows KIRo (CBS affiliat) to be the joke I've always thought them to be. He should be welcomed with open arms back to KVI...


34 posted on 09/19/2004 2:07:19 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks (How do you ask a hamster to be the last hamster to die for a mistake?)
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To: GretchenM
That was Rather insensitive of them.
35 posted on 09/19/2004 2:07:22 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (I voted for Bush... before I voted for Bush.)
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To: thebride

The Old MSM has some huge cracks in it. These are fatal cracks without some serious preventative repair. Dan is instead pushing maul wedges into the cracks.

Heheheheheheheh.


36 posted on 09/19/2004 2:07:31 PM PDT by HighWheeler (def.- Democrats: n. from Greek; “democ” - many; “rats” - ugly, filthy, bloodsucking parasites.)
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To: thebride

ambush reporting as started by Dan Rather when he was with 60 Minutes ... har har har


37 posted on 09/19/2004 2:07:38 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch
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To: F16Fighter
"How much Kinkos stock do you own?"

That would be, "How much FedEx stock do you own?"

38 posted on 09/19/2004 2:07:40 PM PDT by brewcrew
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To: GaltMeister

"I love it! This can't happen often enough. 60 Minutes has be so 'in-your-face' with people for years. Now you wonder if we have to go back and pick apart everything they have ever reported - if the past week is any indication, there is probably a large percentage of fiction in that tome of so-called 'journalism'."

YEP !!!! I agree !! That would really put Danny & seeBS in a "spot". If the word got out that "other seeBS stories" were starting to get a little more of a "look-see", that might make danny-boy (and maybe Viacom) start re-thinking their "Bush Docs" stand.


39 posted on 09/19/2004 2:08:26 PM PDT by musicman
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To: thebride

The headline may as well read:

Rather Angered that Monopoly on "News" has Evaporated!


40 posted on 09/19/2004 2:08:29 PM PDT by Fruitbat
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To: OldFriend
If PBS can have totebags, so can the "Pajama People".


41 posted on 09/19/2004 2:08:34 PM PDT by Cagey ("We need a leader, not a weather vane".....................Laura Armstrong)
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I seem to remember some other people down in Texas getting into some problems over their lack of honesty.

Hmmm, who could that have been?

Danron Logo.

42 posted on 09/19/2004 2:08:48 PM PDT by Fixit (John Kerry has so little faith in his campaign that he won't even resign his abandoned Senate seat.)
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To: Torie

"The "interview/ambush" was much ado about nothing."

Shouldn't be, but it was nice to see him on the other end for a change. :-)


43 posted on 09/19/2004 2:08:56 PM PDT by Smartaleck
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To: thebride
The reporter, from the local Fox affiliate, asked Rather if he felt he was duped. Rather shot back, "Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"

Is that supposed to make some kind of sense? I know you are but what am I?

44 posted on 09/19/2004 2:09:14 PM PDT by Cinnamon Girl
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To: Republic If You Can Keep It

I think Dan is in need of some "Anger Management" to help him with his "Issues". :-)


45 posted on 09/19/2004 2:09:17 PM PDT by Route66 (America's Mainstreet)
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To: thebride
[Rather shot back, "Do you feel like you were duped -- working for Fox like you do?"]

Snappy comeback, Danny.

46 posted on 09/19/2004 2:09:27 PM PDT by BBT
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To: MNJohnnie

What's the Fox affiliate, Kenneth?

Couldn't have happened to a nicer stooge.


47 posted on 09/19/2004 2:09:46 PM PDT by WestVirginiaRebel (John Kerry-Flip, Flop, Floundering, and Fried)
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To: sauropod

Don't spill anything on them! You could have your NEST EGG there!!!!!


48 posted on 09/19/2004 2:09:49 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (Is Rush a poster on FR???)
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To: EggsAckley

It must really suck to be Dan Rather right now.

A Journalist's worse nightmare - becoming the story.
Rather- Finis.


49 posted on 09/19/2004 2:10:01 PM PDT by snakeoil
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To: claudiustg
Dan Rather is not an honest person.

Au contraire.  From his own lips, you can be a honest man while lying your butt off.
50 posted on 09/19/2004 2:10:15 PM PDT by gcruse (http://gcruse.typepad.com/)
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