If you’re a Democrat, tonight has been rough, to put it mildly. Luckily, there was entertainment to be had despite the slow motion freak out everyone is enjoying, thanks to television news legend Dan Rather. Rather has a particularly folksy way with words, and that was on full display tonight as the election unfolded and Rather weighed in with observations that felt like they could have been uttered by someone puffing on a corn cob pipe while lounging in vestibule. Read on for an account of tonight’s unpredicted and unpredictable events: