Cooper vs. Dobbs

By Brian 

Am I sensing some bad blood between Anderson Cooper and Lou Dobbs? In a speech at SMU last week, Cooper said:

“I’m not like most anchors… I don’t like to hear myself speak, unlike most, like Lou Dobbs.”

Anderson, if you’re going to take a pot shot at a cable newser, there are plenty to choose from — why target talent from your own network? And here’s another important question:

> Update: 9:02am: A Texan writes to TVNewser: “I was at the SMU speech last week and Anderson made the joke and noted that he said it out of great respect and admiration. In the context of his remarks, it didn’t seem as caustic as the excerpt would indicate…”