Rather Accuses Couric of “Tarting Up” the News

Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather has some harsh words about how his successor is running the news broadcast. During an interview on Morning Joe, MSNBC’s new morning show following the Imus kerfuffle, Rather told host Joe Scarborough that Katie Couric is attempting to attract a younger audience to the long-running news program by dumbing down the content and “tarting it up.”

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