Roger L. Simon

Just when you thought he couldn't get any more reactionary....

‘Honest’ Dan Rather comes back from the dead to set us straight in an ’emotional’ speech about the media at Fordham Law.

“It’s been one of television news’ finest moments,” Rather said of the Katrina coverage. He likened it to the coverage of President Kennedy’s assassination in 1963.

“They were willing to speak truth to power,” Rather said of the coverage.

I’m not even going to comment on that bizarre statement, but you’ve got to hand it to Dan. If most of us had been caught lying like he had on national television, we would have moved to South America by now.