Tag: Lou Dobbs

Lou Dobbs deported?

“U.S. deports Lou Dobbs.” This was a recent headline in the Onion newspaper. When I saw the print edition at a coffee shop this weekend I doubled over with laughter. It’s so brilliant that I wish I had written it myself. The “Cover Story” joked that Lou Dobbs lived illegally in the United States under... Read more »

Adios Lou Dobbs

Na na na na. Na, na, na, na. Hey, hey, hey. Goodbye. On Wednesday night Lou Dobbs announced that he was quitting CNN. There are rumors that he may go to Fox News. That is where he belongs at a network with an extremely right-wing agenda that doesn’t pretend to be objective like CNN. Dobbs... Read more »

Geraldo Rivera bashes Lou Dobbs

I’ve written several blog posts about Lou Dobbs and the Basta Dobbs campaign to remove him from CNN. Geraldo Rivera Now a prominent Latino television journalist has come out and slammed Lou Dobbs. That’s Geraldo Rivera. At an event in New York sponsored by the Spanish-language daily, El Diario La Prensa, Rivera described Dobbs as... Read more »

Lou Dobbs, Soledad O'Brien and CNN's coverage of Latinos

CNN is taking a lot of heat from Latino community leaders. There are press conferences across the country today, including one in Chicago, demanding CNN drop Lou Dobbs, for his anti-immigrant rhetoric and for associating with extremist anti-immigration groups like FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform. “We believe that Lou Dobbs is the number... Read more »

Drop Lou Dobbs

Lou Dobbs. You love him or you hate him. Personally, I can’t stand his show. I turn CNN off when he comes on the air. He’s clearly anti-immigrant and was recently was a guest speaker at a rally organized by the anti-immigrant group FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform, which the Southern Poverty Law... Read more »

Good news for Latinos: Lou Dobbs' ratings down

Here’s some good news for the Latino community. CNN’s Lou Dobbs has seen a decrease in ratings of almost 30 percent in the past year, according to a story in The New York Observer. Any time I watch Dobbs it makes my blood boil. And it looks like others have tired of his anti-immigration, anti-Latino... Read more »