Skip to comments.Brokaw Takes Shot at Bloggers and Paints Dan Rather as a Victim
Posted on 09/24/2004 9:06:23 AM PDT by fight_truth_decay
Immediately after Brokaw sat down on the September 23 Late Night show on NBC, Conan O'Brien asked him to comment on the Dan Rather situation.
"It's a difficult time for anyone who's in the news business and you know we all like to be aggressive about what we're doing and cover the next big story. And then occasionally you'll get caught in something like this. And the whole world, especially in our business because we're so public and we have such high visibility, is looking in on your life and it's tough.
It's tough for everyone at CBS News. We've had a lot of conversations about it in our newsroom. And we hope that it doesn't, you know, spread the stain across to NBC News but I think that probably for a lot of people out there, they're wondering, 'Well what about the standards at NBC? Would the same kind of thing happen there?' What do you do about checking? We went through our own difficulty here a number of years ago with the Dateline episode where they didn't disclose everything that they should have about the test they were doing on a truck. It was [the] single most difficult time that I can remember.
"So I do feel bad for Dan. He's had a long and distinguished career. This is not something I am persuaded that he's out to do deliberately despite what some bloggers will say or radio talk show hosts will say. I think he was really trying to get at a big story about the President's National Guard service. And they got stung by some documents and it's too bad but they've now launched an internal investigation and it's probably best if we all just sit back and see how that turns out."
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they are making another run .. they dont care if they got caught . the courts dont work fast enough... so there are no consequences...... for their actions.... so be prepared to have a very long fight...
Translation: Whew! That could have been me!
Brokaw is afraid he'll be caught next.
We're watching you Tom....
Three Stooges: Brokaw, Blather & Jennings
Lenin's words were never more accurate: "useful idiots!
Rockets and trucks.
Keep jabbering "BROKEJAW" you're next to suffer the wrath of the Pajamahadeen.
Let me know when/if you find words that trump "arrogant" and "contemptible" as descriptors of the major news organizations.
The circle jerk continues. Poor Dan. A hero. A Marine.
Maybe, but I would be more impressed if Rather also put this much effort in trying to invest Kerry's lies about his service. And how many anti-Bush books has 60 minutes promoted this year?
Must be a horrifying thought for them.
This is not something I am persuaded that he's out to do deliberately despite what some bloggers will say or radio talk show hosts will say.
Would seem that way IF Rather and Mapes hadn't been warned by REAL document authenticators and NOT deliberately gone to a rooky signature authentatcator...THEN try to mislead the public and say the documents were authenticators....calling the swipe at him "partisan" politics...when he knew better! He is guilty of a lot more than reading a wrong story....HE is the story and he needs to be repremanded and fired along with Mary Mapes!!!
Yeah, Rather is a poor woodland creature caught in a cruel, evil Conibear. Right.
Pray for W and The Truth
Say, Tom... can you find yourself in this picture?
We're coming for YOU.
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