Saturday, September 11, 2004
Dan Rather chose to stick by his story on last nights CBS Evening News. Best analysis that I've seen of his strawman defense can be found at Powerline, which has been all over this story since Buckhead broke it on Free Republic. In addition, the Kerry Spot at NRO has a superb Fisking of Dan's Defense.
My take? Dan knows that he's going to retire soon. He can't go like this, so he's taking a riverboat gamble to try and bring down the President. However, this attempt appears to be based on a lie; in the end, lies never prosper.
However, Microsoft Word has shown itself to be one extremely helpful composing program: