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Twitter hit by mother of all fake news bombs as CNN’s Brian Stelter links to Dan Rather’s Facebook page

After what seemed like months of back-and-forth between President Trump and CNN over fake news and “violent” wrestling GIFs, the New York Times went and surprised everyone Monday night with one of those Trump-Russia bombshells everyone had come to expect. Sure, the sourcing was anonymous, but it turns out the story was solid.

For almost a full day there, it seemed as if the news media had remembered its core mission: to rid America of its elected president after failing to prevent said election. And speaking of journalists who failed to prevent an election, look who popped up just as the country was digesting some real news:

Dan Rather’s note to pray for the future of the country turns his Twitter feed into a theological tire fire

It’s always a pleasure to hear from the grandfather of fake news, and Dan Rather has a message for the country so important it couldn’t be squeezed into a tweet.

Instead, Rather published a lengthy Facebook post Monday advising all praying people to pray for the future of the country following today’s testimony from FBI Director JamesComey. Apparently, he’s suddenly concerned about the effect a “big and unproven allegation” could have on the nation’s trust in a Republican president.