Tag Archive: Andy Rooney

Obama’s Greatest Asset: Clueless Americans

H.L. Mencken made Andy Rooney look like Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.  Both gave curmudgeons a bad name.  But Andy was shrewd; he played to Middle Americans.  He would say something like, “Have you ever wondered why we collect string?” – and they would swoon.  He was one of them, they thought.  I knew Andy.  He…

My Few Minutes with Andy Rooney

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Now that Andy Rooney is calling it quits after 1,097 TV essays on 60 Minutes, I thought I’d like to share a little story regarding something Andy said about Dan Rather, me, and liberal bias in the news. My first book, Bias, came out ten years ago and caused quite a stir.  Liberal journalists hated…