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Dan Rather blasts Trump’s ‘shameful’ campaign and the media and demagogues who enabled it

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Dan Rather speaks to 'All In' host Chris Hayes on July 11, 2016. (MSNBC)

Veteran broadcaster and former CBS News anchor Dan Rather said on Sunday that now that Donald Trump’s “shameful” presidential campaign is winding to an end, it is important to hold accountable the parties and individuals that allowed it to happen.

In a Facebook post, Rather wrote, “A shameful campaign winds up with a shameful final chapter. How fitting. How disappointing. And how rallying it must be for us to strive for a far different national narrative going forward.”

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He continued, “After bombshell headlines by FBI Director James Comey — it’s, oh nevermind. But we should mind — very much. And we shouldn’t forget.”

He went on to lambast Trump’s “cynical” supporters in the Republican Party, who supported the former reality TV star for the sake of politics. He laid into the media for giving Trump an “open mic” and allowing him to pollute the discourse.

He went on to chastise those who “whipped up xenophobia and misogyny in the name of rallying the base” as well as those who actively campaigned to fill the airwaves with misinformation and “persecuted the truth.”

“I suspect historians will find fault with many and virtue with few when they look back at this election. But let us not descend into cynicism. The future of this country is indeed at stake,” Rather said. “But even with the vote on November 8, the chapters of our American story will be written in ink not yet dry. Our destiny will depend on how we act going forward. Will we buy into the “nevermind” crowd, or will we resolve, together, to demand better of our elected officials, our press, and ourselves?”

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