Skip to comments.Iowahawk: My Teleprompter is Deadly (New Inspector Dan Rather Mystery)
Posted on 09/21/2004 10:20:56 PM PDT by IowaHawkEdited on 09/23/2004 6:01:15 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
It was a slow September night in Manhattan. The kind of sweaty summer night where the mean streets of Gotham run wild with the shadowy scum of the Republican National Convention. The kind of night where mysteries are born. The kind of night I live for.
My name is Rather. And Im a dick.
I stabbed out a Lucky into my Watergate Hotel ashtray, a sentimental little souvenir I picked up after my first big scoop (Dan Rather #1 - the Case of the Phantom CREEPs), and peered through the Venetian blinds of my 53rd Street office. I polished the lens on my camera.
It had been over a year since my last big investigation, a nasty little blackmail plot against an eccentric Baghdad Hills tycoon (Dan Rather #24: The Tikrit Orchid), and rent was overdue. I needed a scoop, and I needed one fast. My rabbit foot was working, because a scoop soon came waltzing through the door. In silk stockings.
Gotta light, handsome? asked the 32-30-41 silhoutte leaning on the frame.
Mapes. I hadnt seen her since Dan Rather #27 - The Secret of Abu Ghraib. She was a dangerous dame with dangerous gams and a nose for Republican plots.
Full story . . .
LOL! This is wonderful!
"My name is Rather. And Im a dick."
"...32-30-41 silhoutte leaning on the frame" ping.
If Dan the dick has read this, he's calling you a partisan out to get him, and he's not going to stop because of you
"Posted by dixiechick2000 to Sir Gawain
On News/Activism ^ 09/21/2004 10:27:59 PM PDT · 4 of 3 ^"
I had reply #4 of 3.
How cool is that? ;o)
Her gams . . .
Your gat . . . .
. . . Ka-CHOW!!!
Fax Me Deadly.
Oh, thank you, IH, thank you!
This is hilarious! Pinging a few FRiends to enjoy...;-D
"(Many MSM reporters think the MOIST dream they had the night before is a "reliable source".)"
ROTFLOL! VERY...ummmmm...creative. ;o)
It's good to see you again.
Well...thank YOU for the link. ;o)
"Youve been duped, Danny. Fooled. Had. You were wedgied, pantsed, and paraded around town in your skidmarked B.V.D.s.
What a mental picture. ;o)
OH you are too GOOD! LOL! This is hilarious stuff! I loved this exchange between Howard Kurtz and Gunga Dan the Dim:
Give it to me straight, flatfoot, I demanded. What in the name of Edward R. Murrow is going on here?
Im saying youve been played like a pawn shop fiddle, Rather. Set up. Conned. Slipped a mickey.
What are you implying Kurtz?
Snookered. Bamboozled. Flimflammed. They sold you a first class ticket to the Palookaville snipe hunt on the Gullible Express.
And so youre saying .
Youve been duped, Danny. Fooled. Had. You were wedgied, pantsed, and paraded around town in your skidmarked B.V.D.s.
Stop talking in code, Howie, I snapped. I need the truth!
Oh for crissakes, read the freaking blogs, Rather! he snapped.
Thanks for the ping, Judith Anne.
A masterpiece, Iowahawk.
best one in a while MEGA PROPS!!!
You are now near the top of my bloglist.
I sometimes wonder how older guys named "Dick" don't feel compelled to change their name. Sometimes I feel embarrassed to even call someone "Dick."
Good to see you, Hawk baby. Stay awhile!
Another one worthy of Best of the Web notice.
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