Dan Rather retires and the religious right takes its shots!
There can be many things said about Dan Rather, but this one was the most ridiculous we heard all day.
Andrea Lafferty of the Traditional Values Coalition appeared on "Hardball" with Marty Kaplan of the USC Annenberg School of Communications and took her shots at Dan.
Andrea: "I don't think he likes Americans!"
Matthews: "Dan Rather doesn't like Americans?"
Andrea: 'I don't think so. I think he's a grumpy old guy."
Marty: "Andrea, you just made my point about the right wing as well as I could ever possibly make it."
Here are some of the 'values" of TVC:
"Right To Life We also believe the government has the power to take the lives of those who murder others ...
Pornography: Pornography is a progressive addiction that ruins the conscience of the person. Frequently, this person acts out his sexual fantasies by molesting children, raping girls, and committing other sexual crimesincluding murder.
Discrimination And Tolerance: We are not tolerant of behaviors that destroy individuals, families, and our culture. Individuals may be free to pursue such behaviors as sodomy, but we will not and cannot tolerate these behaviors. They frequently lead to death.
Love And Hate: The Bible teaches us that we are to love our enemies and do good to those who persecute us.