Piers Morgan, Dan Rather & the Sequester

By Tim Peacock

On a recent episode of his show, Piers Morgan spoke with Dan Rather about everything from Dennis Rodman’s strange new friendship with Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s supreme leader, to the amazing idiocy the sequester represents in terms of American politics and how we’re viewed by the global community. Rather actually had some amazingly accurate yet scathing comments about the sequester. He said:

“No one wants to say it, and some can accuse me of being harsh in the language. But we have been parachuted into the valley of the stupid. That’s the way it’s viewed around the world: The United States, this is dumb. There’s nothing smart about this.”

Here’s the clip: 

About Tim Peacock:
For virtually his entire life, Tim has been writing. Over the years he’s dabbled in mainstream fiction, science fiction, dystopian fiction, and personal essays. The one consistent thread through his entire writing career has been blogging – he’s been doing it since 1997 in one form or another. In creating Peacock Panache, he’s combined two of his favorite hobbies: blogging and current events/politics. When not working here, Tim toils away at editing & rewriting the novels he’s completed over the years. You can read samples of his other work here.

You can find Tim elsewhere online at his personal website. You can also find him on LinkedIn as well as on Twitter as @timsimms

Tim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading on campus LGBT advocacy in the University of Missouri campus system, interning with the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and volunteering at advocacy organizations. You can learn more about him at his personal website.


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