James Pethokoukis

Dobbs, 2012 and the ghost of Perot

November 27, 2009

If former CNN anchorman Lou Dobbs decides to make an independent bid for president in 2012, he will probably find the political climate as hospitable for an insurgent run — if not more so — as it was in 1992, when Ross Perot captured a fifth of the popular vote. (It was the best showing by a third-party candidate since Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt finished second with 27.4 percent of the vote in 1912.)

Dobbs vs. Kudlow? Get the popcorn ….

November 19, 2009

Lou Dobbs will be landing on CNBC’s Kudlow Report tonight at 7 PM.  I am sure Larry will bring up the issue of trade, so too — I hope — the budget deficit, China’s currency and the role of the Federal Reserve. I already have my DVR set for this one.  BTW, I frequently appear on the KR and was on Lou’s radio show just yesterday …