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Rather Responds to Moonves

Dan Rather is not happy at Les Moonves for calling him sexist:

“It doesn’t have to do with Katie, it doesn’t have to do with gender,” Rather said. “It has to do with the corporate leadership. … Les Moonves knows about entertainment, but he doesn’t know about news.”

 Here’s Rather’s actual quote on CBS and Couric:

“the mistake was to try to bring the ‘Today’ show ethos to the ‘Evening News,’ and to dumb it down, tart it up in hopes of attracting a younger audience.”

It doesn’t have to do with gender or Katie?  Maybe Rather can point to one instance in the history of the world where anyone referred to a man as “tarting” up anything.

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