Skip to comments.Dan Rather on Reddit: No one proved that Bush documents were forged
Posted on 02/08/2013 5:13:35 PM PST by george76
former CBS broadcaster Dan Rather (Now with AXS-TV) was understandably asked a question about Rathergate the story on George W. Bushs service in the Air National Guard that used forged documents in the report.
Rather responded brusquely:
Number 1 the facts of case are not in dispute.
Number 2 no one had ever established that the documents were forged
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
The Freeper’s name was Buckhead, and he proved it literally in a matter of minutes after the forgeries were put on the air. The so-called Texas Air National Guard memos were typed in a typeface that was extremely rare for a word processor in the early 1970s, using superscripts that simply weren’t being used on word processors in the early 1970s. However, both the typeface and the superscripts were very ordinary parts — the default settings, in fact — of a Microsoft Word purchase, starting in 1987.
Dan, Dan, Dan. Still playing to your audience I see. Because they are the only ones that still think it was real.
Such pathetic tools.
Let us remember that this idiot was considered the top of journalism.
We now know what an uneducated, lying idiot he really was.
And let us also remember that the MSM of today makes Rather look good.
What do you call a person so stupid, they can’t even find the “Science for Cretins” class?
Took me about 10 seconds, but I finally got it! :-)
You would probably know him under his Freeper designation of Dan Blather.
The blinking graphic of the documents overlayed onto Microsoft Word was the coup de gras !!
A real old school journalist would know about fonts and type faces.
The only thing Rather is guilty of is bad timing. If he went after Obama B/C and B.O. lost the election he would be a Hero around here.
I thought when looking at the documents that the original type resembled something from a manual typewriter or maybe an early version of the electric typewriter. The original type had a smudgey appearance that was common with type from old manuals, and the type would sludge further as the documents aged. The type in the fabricated portions was clearer and crisper. Someone also used too much white out on the old text in order to insert the new text. I could make out the marks where the white out had smeared and cakes in spots.
Being an old secretary has its advantages.
Dan Rather is a member of TAPWWGA: The Association of People Who Won’t Go Away.
Paging Buckhead... please pick up the nearest white courtesy telephone for an important, but old, message. LOL
aka, ATTWF -- A Turd That Won't Flush
still beating the dead horse Dan, go away.
I despise Dan Rather/liberals. Do any of them have a single redeeming feature?
Rather anile, I’d say.
What’s the frequency Kenneth?
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