Mona Charen | 137. Rather Not
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137. Rather Not

Dan Rather was once the voice of establishment liberalism. He reigned on the CBS Evening News and on 60 Minutes. Was he different from the rest of the liberal pack? Only in this respect: He got caught. The person who caught him is our guest, Scott Johnson of Powerlineblog.com. Scott reviews the history of “Rathergate” in light of the movie bearing the absurd title Truth.

Jay and Mona then speak of Hollywood’s other distortions of history, the “land of enchantment” New Mexico, Bernie Sanders, the CNBC debate, the perils of serving as a police officer, the moment in American history when the middle class sought to improve itself, and the wonderful life of Fred Thompson, RIP. It’s vintage NTK. Not to be missed.

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