Hey what do you know... Lou Dobbs lying on the air again. Hard to belive, right? This time at least Joe Conason was there to correct him. And he cites
October 3, 2009

Hey what do you know... Lou Dobbs lying on the air again. Hard to belive, right? This time at least Joe Conason was there to correct him. And he cites Media Matters to do it. That had to get under Dobbs skin since I'm sure he loves Media Matters about as much as Bill-O does. It's pretty pathetic when you've got a network debunking lies about Jennings on one show, and one of their anchors spreading them on another.

DOBBS: Let's turn to, very quickly, another czar issue, Kevin Jennings. The Safe School czar, charges that he mishandled a homosexual relationship between a young man, 15-year-old, and an older man in which Jennings did not report it. Is there sufficient pressure that he'll be forced to resign and should he be forced to resign?

CONASON: I think we should start with the known facts, at least as I understand them about this case, which is that this is something that happened, I believe, 20 years ago. So, that's a pretty long time ago. George W. Bush, when he was running for president, did not want to be held accountable for things he had done 21 years before he ran for president and yet, a lot of people voted for him and everyone said that he should be absolved.

(CROSSTALK)

DOBBS: You seem to look at politics in a rather binary fashion, Joe...

CONASON: No, I mean, I'm just trying to make some valid comparisons.

DOBBS: Oh, I understand. And they are valid.

CONASON: Your favorite Web site, Lou, Media Matters for America has a statement, I believe, tonight on...

DOBBS: You're one of four people who reads that.

CONASON: Well, then that's why I'm telling you about it. From the young man who was allegedly involved in this incident, absolving Kevin Jennings of any responsibility, saying he was of age when this happened, so this may turn out to be nothing. I don't know. But so far it's a mixed story.

DOBBS: Well, nothing we know it won't turn out to be, because it is already something.

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