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I have no proof to support this accusation.  But in the interest of national security and True American Patriotism (TAP), I feel it necessary to warn my fellow citizens of this increasingly dangerous threat.  We must act now.

Lou Dobbs claims he was born on September 24, 1945.  Or at least that's what his Wikipedia page says.  I don't know about you, but I need more proof than this.  Maybe Mr. Dobbs could upload his birth certificate so all of this could be resolved.

And what about this:

Dobbs has won nearly every major award for television journalism. In 2005, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Dobbs the Emmy for Lifetime Achievement. The previous year, the National Television Academy awarded Lou Dobbs Tonight an Emmy Award for “Exporting America.” He received the George Foster Peabody Award for his coverage of the 1987 stock market crash. In 1990, he was given the Luminary Award by the Business Journalism Review for his “visionary work, which changed the landscape of business journalism in the 1980s.”

In 2004, Dobbs received The Man of the Year Award from The Organization for the Rights of American Workers and the George J. Kourpias Excellence in Journalism Award from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers for his contributions to the national debate on jobs, global trade and outsourcing. Dobbs was also presented with the Eugene Katz Award for Excellence in the Coverage of Immigration from the Center for Immigration Studies for his ongoing series “Broken Borders,” which examines U.S. policy towards illegal immigration. He also received the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership in Media Award at the 2004 Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Dinner for his commitment to helping high school students seek out, recognize and develop leadership potential. In 1999, he received the Horatio Alger Association Award for Distinguished Americans and, in 2000, the National Space Club Media Award. Dobbs was named “Father of the Year” by the National Father’s Day Committee in 1993.

He graduated from Harvard University with a degree in economics.

Nice try Mr. Dobbs...but where is the proof of these accomplishments?  How do I know that Mr. Dobbs has "won nearly every major award for television journalism" or that he "graduated from Harvard University with a degree in ecoomics" if he won't provide the evidence?  Please, Mr. Dobbs: upload all of these awards and your economics degree to CNN's website for close inspection so we, the viewing audience, can determine whether you are qualified to consume the 7 p.m. (eastern) time slot on "The Most Trusted Name in News."

Thanks!

Originally posted to paprog on Wed Jul 22, 2009 at 12:36 PM PDT.

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