Dobbs Admits He Made A Mistake, Says NYT Columnist Made Many Mistakes

By Brian 

This doesn’t happen often: Lou Dobbs presented “an answer to my critics” in the middle of his hour-long show Wednesday.

He admitted the show made a mistake in using a controversial source. He spent most of the time going through yesterday’s NYT story and responding point by point. Here’s the transcript.

“Now, no one hates making a mistake, I assure you, more than I do. And on this broadcast, we do make mistakes — not often, mind you — but certainly enough to frustrate me mightily, and with barely tolerable frequency,” he said.

“But today’s scurrilous personal attack from The New York Times columnist David Leonhardt, carrying the water of the Southern Poverty Law Center, also has the facts wrong…”