"Cults generally don't end well," Rather warned on CNN.
"The president is praising almost any autocrat he can find."
The veteran journalist said the network's close ties to the Trump White House are "something we have to worry about."
The veteran journalist came up with one tasty retort.
Veteran newsman says Lincoln's "Team of Rivals" has given way to something else entirely.
In a “60 Minutes” interview with Dan Rather, Trump asks, “Does being captured make you a hero? I don’t know. I’m not sure.”
The legendary news anchor called the company's effort "Orwellian."
“By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man."
Rather wrote in a Facebook post that Trump, too, has been “credibly accused of assault."
The move is motivated by Trump "continually, relentlessly damning the press," the veteran newsman said.
"This is unprecedented in American history, and therefore it’s a dangerous time."
"What is burning is the very structure of our democracy."
"From this day forward, he no longer has control."
"This is about the safety and security of the United States."
“War must never be considered a public relations operation."