The faux concern of Dan Rather
Last night, while appearing on Don Lemon’s unwatched show, has-been TV anchor Dan Rather feigned concern for the future of the Republican Party.
Yes, he’s so very concerned.
You see, according to Dan Rather, if the Republicans confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the GOP will go extinct just like the dinosaurs.
And the super worried Don Lemon and Carl Bernstein agreed.
This confirmation will destroy the Republican party.
And heaven knows Dan, Don and Carl do not want that to happen.
They only have the Republican Party’s interests at heart when they urge Senate GOP members not to vote yes.
Who’s buying that?
Rush Limbaugh always says the Left will tell you whom or what they fear.
And they’re terrified that Kavanaugh’s confirmation will hurt the Democrats.
Dan Rather isn’t trying to do the GOP a favor.
Not at all.
As I said last week, if the Democrats or their handmaids in the news media are offering election advice to the Republicans, always do the opposite of what they advise.
Neither the Democrats nor Dan Rather would shed a tear if the Republican Party shot itself in the head this close to the Midterms.
And given that, any advice they offer or portends of doom they predict are about as reliable as the HuffPo’s 2016 election prediction that Hillary had a 98% chance of winning.
Here’s the real reason Dan Rather wants the Republicans to cave – well, two reasons.
First, after the disastrous nothing-burger story from the New Yorker and the entrance of creepy porn lawyer Michael Avenatti, the news media realize they’ve pushed this smear campaign too far.
They’ve dug themselves into such a deep hole, the only hope they have is if the Republicans decide not to go forward with Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
They also know that the obscene “guilty until proven innocent” rhetoric from Senate Democrats is backfiring among the American people.
Both the media and the Democrats have been exposed for the corrupt, venal, irresponsible monsters that they are.
It’s too late for them to pull back. So their only hope is Republicans give up the fight and snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
But if Mitch McConnell’s angry speech on the Senate floor is any indication, that’s not happening.
“Senate Democrats and their allies are trying to destroy a man’s personal and professional life on the basis of decades-old allegations that are unsubstantiated and uncorroborated. … This is what the so-called ‘Resistance’ has become. A smear campaign, pure and simple. Aided and abetted by members of the United States Senate.”
And that brings me to the second reason.
Dan Rather and the rest of the media/Democrat complex aren’t used to Republicans fighting back.
And because Republicans are fighting back, Americans are getting to see the Democrat Party for the vile and vicious smear-artists that they are.
The longer this drags out, the more hysterical and unhinged the so-called ResistanceLOL becomes.
And McConnell’s right. It isn’t just far-Left activists who are becoming ever-more unhinged. The Senate Democrats are as well.
I’ve said before that Americans aren’t comfortable around the crazy. And we sure as hell don’t want to vote for them.
But the Democrats, as always, are pushing too hard and too far.
This smear campaign is backfiring on them.
It’s emboldening and coalescing Republican voters.
I hear this kind of thing from so many conservatives who are not Trump fans. I feel the same way. https://t.co/JzzVYwkfsc
— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) September 25, 2018
And it’s also emboldening Senate Republicans.
Y'all, after talking to a key Senator tonight, I really do think we'll all need to send thank you notes and flowers to Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer after Kavanaugh is confirmed. One non-Judiciary Committee fence sitter is now a yes vote for confirmation.
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) September 25, 2018
They’ve lost control of this smear campaign and they know it.
Trust me. Dan Rather knows the party at risk for extinction here is the Democrats, not the Republicans.
And this faux concern is nothing but a badly made trap to ensnare the Republicans in order to save the feckless and exposed Democrats.
But at this point, I think that’s shutting the barn door long after the horse escapes.
Hat tip Newsbusters
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6 thoughts on “The faux concern of Dan Rather”
Perhaps the delay by Grassley was more for us to solidify around the candidate and push these wobbly ones over the fence. That and the optics on the libs insanity and their falling apart narrative is priceless. They have destroyed their party and have now destroyed the “me too”movement.
On a side note: Ronan Farrow has also given his not-the-daddy Woody a big old stick to beat Ronan with too. If he could lie about Kavanaugh, Woody can now claim complete and total innocence when it comes to Mia’s daughter. Ronan just destroyed the veracity of his family’s claims against Woody. Ooops! They do say, pride cometh before a fall. Obviously someone’s head got a little too big a little too quickly.
Republican Senators had best worry about extinction if the DON’T confirm. Kavanaugh.
Damn straight, Ralph. This news idiot like all of them is a leftist stooge. We wan Kavanaugh confirmed and we want him confirmed NOW!!
Agreed. And the liberals feigning how “appalled” they are at these accusations are just now getting back what their president propagated to America 2 years ago with forced acceptance of gay marriage and transsexuals in bathrooms, as if it was the norm and you were the weird one for not going along with it!
It’s always been clearly evident how “liberal” the liberals are with sexuality in general. It’s everything and ALL things that are a GO in their world. Sparing all the details of what I’ve seen and read from some of these kooks, suffice to know that THEY are the kinky ones!
Orgies, experimental sex acts coerced by peers, paganism, nude-painted Wiccan sex ceremonies with tribal ‘tools,’ the works.
(Oh wait. I was supposed to spare you the details.)
Anyway, when they start throwing around disgusting acts like waving rubber dildos around and ‘rape trains,’ it’s only because they most likely have first hand knowledge of these despicable acts and probably have participated. So, it’s easy for them to concoct disgusting lies about an opponent to their ‘party,’ whatever is left of it.
On the contrary, I would say that this dignified Federal judge, family man and honorable nominee hasn’t the slightest notion of what they speak.
There were NO crimes reported from any actions 36 years ago. None. And they are having an extremely difficult time getting someone to even corroborate an accusation.
And if this all boils down to a 17yr old boy, unaccustomed to male hormones, trying to get to “first base,” then show me any kid that age who hasn’t at least tried.
36 years ago. Hardly worth even mentioning.
Rush is saying the exact opposite of Rather…. something like: “If Republicans don’t confirm Kavanaugh, their party is over”. I think we all know who we’re going to listen to.
Of course. Rush is speaking the truth whereas Rather is hoping to ensnare Senate Republicans into doing something that kills their chances in November.
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