Lou Dobbs: Obama Birth Questions 'Common Sense'
Left creates 'toxicity' by harping on controversy
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 11, 2010 7:26 PM CST
Lou Dobbs is seen in a Nov. 2009 photo.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Lou Dobbs might’ve softened on illegal immigration as he weighs politics in his post-CNN life, but still isn’t sold that President Obama was born in the US. “When you can create a controversy by asking what seems to me still a perfectly commonsense question?” he says in an Esquire interview. “I ask a question, and I am attacked from the extreme left as a quote-unquote birther. I mean, what the hell is that?”