We told you Dobbs was resigning… well, here’s the proof. Via Media Matters, video of Dobbs’ resignation:
It will be interesting to see what Dobbs’ next “contribution” to public life might be.
If you haven’t yet, check out what our friends at DropDobbs.com and BastaDobbs.com have been up to, and skim this rundown of Dobbs’ greatest hits on our blog:
Tell CNN to Tune in to MSNBC
Protest Over Lou Dobbs Escalates As Latino In America Airs, Dobbs Lashes Out
Dobbs Ad to Air on CNN: Thank You for Your Generous Donations!
CNN’s Lou Dobbs to Black People: “I don’t want your excuses … quit whining.”
Politico: 90% of Latino Leaders Believe CNN’s Lou Dobbs Makes it Harder to be Hispanic
As Lou Headlines for Hate, New Coalition tells CNN to Drop Dobbs
Lou Dobbs’ Latest: Kudos to Beck for saying Obama “has a deep-seated hatred for white people”
The Hispanic Institute minced no words in a statement this evening, saying:
The announcement by CNN that Lou Dobbs will be leaving the cable news channel is welcome news for all Americans who value fair-minded journalism. As the host of a nationally telecast program of commentary, news and interviews, Dobbs has engaged in the worst kind of xenophobic, race-baiting interpretations of the issues surrounding immigration policy, legitimized by the imprimatur of CNN. It was past time for it to end, and we’re glad it has.