by Ben Cohen
I’m all for freedom of speech, but if you’re a serious news network, you don’t pay racists to air their views. Finally, some comeuppance for Lou Dobbs?:
Instead of being simply a draw for
Hispanic viewers, CNN’s four-hour documentary, “Latino in America,”
turned into a political rallying cry for activist groups who are
calling on the cable news channel to fire Lou Dobbs, a veteran anchor with well-known views on immigration.
An array of minorities held small protests in New York and other
cities on Wednesday, the first night of CNN’s presentation. They are
trying to highlight what they say are years of lies about immigration
by Mr. Dobbs, who anchors the 7 p.m. hour on CNN.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.