Did The Daily Show Get Lou Dobbs Fired?

Remember this absolutely hilarious and scathing clip embarrassing Lou Dobbs for saying that there were still questions about Barack Obama’s birth certificate after his network’s own reporters and even his own guest host had declared the issue dead?

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Well now we learn what strained the relationship between Lou Dobbs and CNN this past summer:

He angered management this summer by pressing questions about President Barack Obama’s birth site after CNN reporters determined there was no issue.

Maybe they noticed this and were angered by it independent of sources like The Daily Show pointing out the discrepancy.  But maybe not.  Your Thoughts?

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