We've long said the fatuous xenophobe's situationally slippery principles were opportunistic to his media career and political hopes.
The latter, probably dubious to begin with, has now been decimated. The former had already self-destructed.
His scheduled October 9 address at the Virginia Tea Party Convention will mark his second major Tea Party address of the year, reviving questions about whether the former CNN host is gearing up for an electoral campaign. He recently told Fox's Sean Hannity that he has not ruled out a possible Senate or even presidential run in 2012.
The Upshot reports that both Dobbs and Isabel Macdonald, who wrote the Nation piece will appear on Thursday The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell at 10p on MSNBC to discuss the story).