What words come to mind when you think of Dan Rather?
There are probably quite a few. We’re guessing “competent” and “cool” aren’t among them.
And yet, Rather appears to believe that he’s an expert when it comes to both:
Competence is the new cool.
— Dan Rather (@DanRather) November 24, 2020
This is the richest of the rich takes. https://t.co/4gmpQJTkAp
— An Unforgiving Meat (@monkeyboy100001) November 24, 2020
So rich that Dan could pay off our national debt and still have plenty of money left over.
You are dan rather. Little problem. https://t.co/w8ISPhK0P7
— Serana Verina Gulag Inmate #4859 (@UsagikoNat) November 24, 2020
Just a teeny-tiny one.
After 16 years, it would be new to you.
— Sean Agnew (@seanagnew) November 24, 2020
Then you have certainly never been cool. https://t.co/ry1eoDl07v
— JP (@jpowers30366515) November 24, 2020
Which makes Dan Rather, yet again, deeply uncool. https://t.co/0RmJjCr4Db
— Drew Holden (@DrewHolden360) November 24, 2020
Some things never change.
Competence is also choosing a period appropriate font when ginning up fake documents. https://t.co/UgXElsrCGA
— He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy (@mdrache) November 24, 2020
Dude who detonated his own career 16 years ago has thoughts. https://t.co/3Ea9Lk68Rw
— Jerry Bohl, Jr. (@jr_bohl) November 24, 2020
My irony meter just exploded. Then the pieces then reassembled themselves and committed suicide. https://t.co/GlnYZTXSmu
— Fusilli Spock (@awstar11) November 24, 2020
Fake but accurate.