Dan Rather Is A Pinata

By Brian 

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“Farewells aren’t supposed to go this way,” Peter Johnson writes, in a story about Dan Rather’s exit. The Memogate scandal has made Rather a “pinata, with people lining up to whack him with a big stick,” 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft says. “Good journalists always make powerful enemies, and Dan’s are more zealous than most. People who’ve never liked him want him portrayed as having been disgraced. That’s hogwash.”

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