What's The Difference Between Andrew Breitbart And Dan Rather?

Dan Rather made some attempt to get his facts straight. Breitbart made none, in smearing and slandering a black woman. Frum:

When people talk of the "closing of the conservative mind" this is what they mean: not that conservatives are more narrow-minded than other people everybody can be narrow minded but that conservatives have a unique capacity to ignore unwelcome fact.
When Dan Rather succumbed to the forged Bush war record hoax in 2004, CBS forced him into retirement. Breitbart is the conservative Dan Rather, but there will be no discredit, no resignation for him.

David is particularly acute on how the rightwing blogosphere, realizing they had been snookered, simply shifted their stance to blaming Obama and Vilsack. That was the spin on Morning Joe this morning as well. God, I hate cable news.