29 September 2004
A Rather predictable prediction
But I wouldn't be surprised to see it happen just this way. From Paul Bouchereau, who covers the media beat for the Oklahoma Gazette, in today's issue:
CBS will take a ratings hit that will recover in three months, KWTV [the Oklahoma City CBS affiliate] will get a few calls and letters that will become landfill, and some CBS producer will take the fall for Rather. By this time next year, it will be forgotten and George W. will sit restfully in the Oval Office.
It may not take three whole months; I suspect some people will tune in on election night just to see if CBS gets itself into another train wreck.Posted at 5:41 PM to Dyssynergy
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