More than anything, what specifically revived Rather’s career was a series of political commentaries posted to his public Facebook page. In these posts, Rather tackles what he believes are the most pressing issues of the day.
His Facebook posts are typically shared tens of thousands of times within hours of their initial posting, and his boldness in tackling politics has made him a hero in social media circles. That being said, his posts also put him at odds with Donald Trump.
Read on to see how Rather’s bravery in taking on Trump proved a saving grace to his career.