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Dan Rather Impressed That Redford Will Play Him as 'Truth-Telling'
newsbusters.org ^ | 7/12/2014 | Tim Graham

Posted on 07/13/2014 6:22:30 AM PDT by rktman

On Friday, The Washington Post reported what may be obvious. On his own website, disgraced former CBS anchor Dan Rather is thrilled someone’s making a Rathergate movie based on a book by his producer Mary Mapes, the Bonnie to his Clod. It's sad the Hollywood Left is handing money over to Mapes for trying to dig out of that journalistic fiasco.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: buckhead; losers; rathergate; tankerkc
WOW! A has been loser playing a has been loser. Box office receipts? Probably about as profitable as the hildebeasts tome.
1 posted on 07/13/2014 6:22:30 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman
Lt. Dan. What a buffoon.
My apologies to buffoons. . . .
2 posted on 07/13/2014 6:25:40 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO Worst ever and still falling. Even Juan Williams now is turning on the scum. Is Combs next?)
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To: rktman
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Two gigantic (loser) egos on a collision course with a box office fiasco ...


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3 posted on 07/13/2014 6:25:55 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: rktman

At best...it’d appear on a Friday night...take in $700 with the elitist crowd, $70 from the Saturday night showing, and $7 from the Sunday attendance of one retired teacher. By Monday...the theater manager would be pushing it to be removed and show some monster thriller from the 1970s to make up for losses. The movie would disappear within two weeks after release. Hard to say who’d be stupid enough to finance this...unless it’s a guy wanting to lose a couple of million on purpose.


4 posted on 07/13/2014 6:26:26 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: rktman

ANY SIMILARITIES?
5 posted on 07/13/2014 6:26:32 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: DeaconRed

He now. Good thing you put the disclaimer about offending buffoons. ;>}


6 posted on 07/13/2014 6:26:40 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: pepsionice

LOL! Can you say hollywood tax write off?


7 posted on 07/13/2014 6:27:53 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: rktman

Why do these jokers waste their money.NO one wants to pay good money to watch another lying piece of liberal garbage like Dan Rather..


8 posted on 07/13/2014 6:28:12 AM PDT by PLD
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To: SeekAndFind

Redford looks like a piece of fried chicken with eyes.


9 posted on 07/13/2014 6:28:37 AM PDT by mothball
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To: rktman

The lefties are so transparent.


10 posted on 07/13/2014 6:29:07 AM PDT by x1stcav (Leftism is like rust. It corrodes twenty-four hous a day.)
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To: rktman

At least we know the movie will be fake but accurate!


11 posted on 07/13/2014 6:29:21 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: rktman
 photo RatherMapesAward_zpsceeaad50.jpg

12 posted on 07/13/2014 6:30:16 AM PDT by Col Freeper (FR: A smorgasbord of Conservative Mindfood - dig in and enjoy it!)
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To: rktman

Of course any truth on this will be lost.
A wonderful Liberal Version of the truth starring Robert Redford from Watergate Days.
Now what role can Dustin Hoffman play so they be in a film together again???????
I can hear Redford now uttering those immortal words spoken by Rather, “What’s the Frequency Kenneth”.


13 posted on 07/13/2014 6:30:45 AM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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To: rktman

Will Bernie Goldberg make a cameo appearance? He worked with and knows exactly how biased Rather was.


14 posted on 07/13/2014 6:31:56 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: rktman

So who I they going to get to play Buckhead?


15 posted on 07/13/2014 6:35:06 AM PDT by AU72
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To: SeekAndFind

And I used to think Redford was so good looking. Years of internal ugliness are now manifested in his face.


16 posted on 07/13/2014 6:35:36 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: SeekAndFind

If Redford takes off his wig...


17 posted on 07/13/2014 6:38:52 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: SeekAndFind
ANY SIMILARITIES?

Both's ears have become much larger as they have aged?
18 posted on 07/13/2014 6:38:55 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: rktman

The movie will be a financial flop!


19 posted on 07/13/2014 6:40:16 AM PDT by kenmcg (b)
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To: rktman
The screenplay will be written so that Redford can blink once for "yes", and twice for "no".


20 posted on 07/13/2014 6:43:19 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: rktman

Flushing money down the toilet.


21 posted on 07/13/2014 6:48:13 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: rktman

Another fantasy film from Leftywood


22 posted on 07/13/2014 6:49:13 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: rktman

Probably won’t even make it to Redbox.


23 posted on 07/13/2014 6:52:31 AM PDT by moovova
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To: moovova

Released directly to airliners where the crowd can’t walk out.


24 posted on 07/13/2014 6:57:05 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: mothball

Can’t see the squintie eyes so much as the lips and the wig,but that is hee-hee larious!!!!


25 posted on 07/13/2014 7:05:14 AM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: rktman

He did not mention Robin Rather (Dan’s Daughter) or Bill Burkett (I once worked for the same company with Bill Burkett).

Or other ComDem operative friends of Robin’s: Ronnie Earle or Ben Barnes.

High ranking ComDem Operatives all, Liars ALL.


26 posted on 07/13/2014 7:06:20 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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To: mothball

LOL!


27 posted on 07/13/2014 7:10:42 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: SeekAndFind

Rather has aged better than Redford. Either that, or he has a better plastic surgeon.


28 posted on 07/13/2014 7:13:37 AM PDT by Disambiguator (#cornedbeef)
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To: AU72; Buckhead
So who I they going to get to play Buckhead?

Brad Pitt

FURY Official Trailer (Brad Pitt - 2014)

29 posted on 07/13/2014 7:15:46 AM PDT by greedo
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To: rktman

So the Dan Rather Rehabilitation Tour begins ... I wonder if Dan’s about to shuffle off the mortal coil and this is the start of his obituary.


30 posted on 07/13/2014 7:19:09 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: Disambiguator

Redford and Rather are and have been so far left of everyone they fell off the left edge of “the flat earth”
Neither are worth a mention


31 posted on 07/13/2014 7:20:08 AM PDT by tiger63
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To: rktman

I just don’t understand who will pay to see this obvious propaganda...

...will union due pay the licensing fee for the mandatory showings/viewings in all the nations high schools etc?


32 posted on 07/13/2014 7:39:07 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: SeekAndFind

“ANY SIMILARITIES?”

Plenty. One old irrelevant lefty playing another in a pathetic attempt to rewrite history, to sanitize Rather’s permanently soiled reputation as a serious journalist.

How’s that for a thumbnail description?


33 posted on 07/13/2014 7:45:56 AM PDT by Tigerized (Keep Calm, Carry On, but Never Give Up.)
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To: AU72
So who [are] they going to get to play Buckhead?
Nobody.
This is a fantasy film, after all - and facing the reality that it takes willful ignorance to fail to see that the “memos” are frauds would be a downer. The whole point of the slick, professional movie will be that Rather was speaking truth to “power.” Buckhead didn’t have, and didn’t need power to tell the obvious truth. What are we going to counter it with? None so blind as those who will not see.
Our problem is that Democrats know it all, and will not listen to contradictory truth. Kids today - people under the age of thirty - have no hands-on experience with a 1973-era typewriter. FReepers either have that experience, or are willing to learn from those who do. We might as well start a list of all the things we know to be true, but which will not be mentioned by Robert “Dan Rather” Redford.” I’ll start with the obvious: The fundamental problem in fighting this revisionism is that it is very hard to preach to the non-converted. You have to make people want to listen. Given that Obama is in pretty bad odor by now, it should be possible to get an audience for the proposition that there was no need for Killian to even want Bush to retain his flying status at the time the “memos” purport to have been written.

Killian didn’t need Lt. Bush in flight status at TANG for the simple reason that the Air Force was drawing down its assets from Vietnam, and many combat-veteran pilots were available to fill TANG flying billets for which earlier (when Bush enlisted) it had been difficult to get enough qualified recruits. This, at a time when the plane Bush was trained up in was about to be phased out.

I would say that it matters relatively little who plays Rather in this agitprop movie. The star of the show will play (an utterly fictional version of) Killian.

34 posted on 07/13/2014 8:32:06 AM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion ("Liberalism” is a conspiracy against the public by wire-service journalism.)
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To: mothball

“Redford looks like a piece of fried chicken with eyes.”

LOL!

Johnny Carson once did some National Enquirer headlines; one went,

“Robert Redford’s hometown held a Robert Redford lookalike contest, and a jar of mayonnaise won first prize!”

;^)


35 posted on 07/13/2014 8:35:46 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: rktman

Redford’s last movie vehicle was ‘All is Lost’... I think it was an autobiographical attempt, and pretty much a statement of his current value as a film actor. Regardless, if this coming movie actual does have any ‘truth’ in it’s story telling, it will expose Rather for the fool he became in his later years and it will produce a lesson for future journalist to learn from. When somebody shows you a piece of paper that is supposed to be old, make sure the font of the typing on that paper existed during that time period in question. LOL


36 posted on 07/13/2014 9:17:46 AM PDT by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: SeekAndFind

I see two lying old farts. That’s a pretty striking similarity to me.


37 posted on 07/13/2014 9:21:21 AM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Dauuuumm, Rather looks a ton better than hollywood.


38 posted on 07/13/2014 10:19:43 AM PDT by biff (WAS)
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