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FLASHBACK: Dan Rather Thought You Can ‘Lie About Any Number of Things’ and Be ‘Honest’

Posted on 13 May 2020

Though the term fake news has only become popular in the Trump era, deceptive, dishonest liberal journalists are not new. After the 2004 presidential election, Dan Rather lost his CBS Evening News anchor job after the network used phony documents in an attempt to smear George W. Bush’s Vietnam record. But that’s not our FLASHBACK for today. Another, earlier example forshadowed Rather’s trouble with the truth.