Dan Rather to leave "CBS Evening News"

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Thomas Veil, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    No doubt this will be a cause for celebration among the wingnuts on the right...and for that exact reason, I think the timing stinks. Everybody will say it's because of that Bush memo.

    More to the point, is there anyone at CBS who would be the "obvious" choice to replace him?

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  2. Xtremehkr macrumors 68000

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    I cast my vote for Al Franken, as his replacement.
     
  3. zimv20 macrumors 601

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    after a remarkable career, it's a shame he's going out like this. at least as anchorman, anyway.

    i wonder if he'll do more of the pbs stuff now.
     
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    Seems like I'd heard Bob Schieffer's name floated as a possible replacement, but I couldn't give you a link for that one. Also, he's not that much younger than Dan Rather and so I don't if he would make much sense as a choice.
     
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    I think he will be staying on in some capacity, possibly DNC liason to CBS?

    Us wingnuts are just wondering what took so long. Poor Walter K. having that liberal nutjob ruin the dept he worked so long and hard to build.
     
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    Probably like Hannity is a liason for the RNC? Morrow is probably twirling in his grave over the Republican stripping the people of the right to free airwaves, just so that big donors can reap more profits. I guess those that only look for profits in the broadcast media have found their god in Powell.
     
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    Ailes is the RNC liason at FAUX, not InsHannity.
     
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    The writer of the story is looking for a job.
     
  10. Xtremehkr macrumors 68000

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    I personally destest the idea of having a highly paid personality deliver the news. A monkey could do it for all I care, as long as it is factual and representitive of events. The less money spent on the Dan Rathers and Katie Courics of the world, the more there is to spend on some decent investigative journalism.

    I don't care for any of the Anchormen or women, just give me the facts.

    Katie Courics $55 million contract was an abomination.
     

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