Bush and Rather Squabble on the Evening News

I was shocked to see Rather's bludgeoning interview of Bush. I feel that it is essential that our elected officials be treated with the respect that we, the electors, deserve. They represent us--and they represent us to this satellite-small world.

Those of us who saw both the Rather interview of Bush and the gentle Tom Brokaw interview of the not-so-gentle Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev know that our media is suffering from a serious (and perhaps fatal) loss of memory.

We have forgotten which man represents the American people and which one is the head of the historical enemy of peace, freedom and human rights. Or can a greater enemy be named?


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