Appearing in the 7:00 a.m. half-hour of Thursday's "Fox & Friends," Media Research Center president and NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell noted that former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather is in utter "meltdown" over the National Guard hoax "although it's been proven documentably, no pun intended, to be false."
Asked by guest co-host Heather Nauert if anyone is going to buy Rather's claims that CBS is covering up the truth to curry favor with the White House, Bozell replied:
Heather, that's utter nonsense... There were three different experts that CBS brought on. It turns out none of them were [document] experts to begin with. And it turns out that none of them gave the green light to CBS, and in fact, if I recall, at least one of them told CBS, "don't put this thing on the air.