Dan (#FakeButAccurate) Rather


“Bush Guard Documents: Forged

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I opened Microsoft Word, set the font to Microsoft’s Times New Roman, tabbed over to the default tab stop to enter the date “18 August 1973,” then typed the rest of the document purportedly from the personal records of the late Lieutenant Colonel Jerry B. Killian.

And my Microsoft Word version, typed in 2004, is an exact match for the documents trumpeted by CBS News as “authentic.”


NPR Rewrites Rathergate History to Cover Up Fraud

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National Public Radio does their best to rewrite history in this shockingly disingenuous piece on the Rathergate affair, told from Dan Rather’s perspective as he openly states (and NPR doesn’t challenge) that the memos in his infamous 60 Minutes II piece were never proven to be fakes: Dan Rather Hopes To Tell His Bush Story In Court.

They never found a typewriter that could produce a match for those documents, and they never will — because such a typewriter does not exist. The documents were created in Microsoft Word and printed on a modern printer.

And here’s the simple, undeniable proof, obvious to anyone with eyes and a brain that hasn’t been warped by the dishonest media; our animated GIF alternating between the CBS version of the “18 August 1973” document, and the version we created in Microsoft Word using its default settings:



AP Writer Omits Fake Documents, Panel Finding from Rather Lawsuit Story


Dan Rather’s lawsuit against CBS may go forward.


By omitting key facts of the original “Rathergate” story from his report Thursday, Associated Press Writer Samuel Maull managed to give the former CBS news anchor’s contentions an appearance of credibility.

Dan Rather’s forged “1973 memo” written on Microsoft Word. Click link to see animated GIF: