Rather Agonistes

Dan Rather is having his Al Gore moment: Defeat humanizes a man who, we were repeatedly told, came off as aloof and kind of weird. (I do not agree with this assessment—actually, to be more precise, I sort of agree with it, but I don’t think it’s in any way relevant. But it’s the conventional wisdom, and so underpins virtually everything written about Rather.)

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