Dan Rather: Politically, Republicans Want To "Cut Out Obama's Heart and Feed His Liver to the Dogs" (Video)

RATHER: "That's in their political interest, that's what they'll be trying to do in 2012"

On Sunday’s syndicated Chris Matthews Show, panel member and former CBS anchor Dan Rather made an over the top metaphor about the Republican Party wanting to "cut out President Obama’s heart and throw his liver to the dogs." The panel was having a discussion of the likelihood of gridlock, with substitute moderator Norah O’Donnell asking, "Isn’t there some pressure on the Republicans not to deal?"