Back in July, I expressed my thoughts about CNN’s effort to reach out to Latinos, while continuing to give Lou Dobbs a platform. Since then, the movement to get Dobbs off the air on CNN has picked up momentum. Now, it is being reported that Dobbs is exploring his options and may head to Fox Business.
CNN’s airing of one Latino-themed series, Latino in America, does not cancel out or balance the continued airing of Dobbs’ irresponsible tirades. BastaDobbs is still in the signature collecting phase of its campaign to deliver a list of names and personal comments to CNN’s President Jon Klein asking him to drop Dobbs from the network. If you agree that it is irresponsible to continue giving Dobbs a platform to air his hate, please sign on. And if I haven’t convinced you yet, watch this video that illustrates CNN’s blatant hypocrisy: