That's Some Frequency

Those who didn't make it through all of Tuesday night's election coverage missed Dan Rather at his Texas tongue-twister best. The longer he was on the air, the more colorful the similes. Here, a nonchronological reconstruction of events in Rather's own words.

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS "hot enough to peel house paint."

" hot and tight as a too small bathing suit on a too long car ride back from the beach."

"...still hotter than a Laredo parking lot."

" tight as the rusted lug nuts on a '55 Ford."

BUSH "has run through Dixie like a big wheel through a...

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