November 25, 2009
WHO'S GOING TO TALK THE NATIVISTS DOWN OFF THE ROOF?:
Dobbs Reaches Out to Latinos, With Politics in Mind (PETER WALLSTEN, 11/25/09, WSJ)
In a little-noticed interview Friday, Mr. Dobbs told Spanish-language network Telemundo he now supports a plan to legalize millions of undocumented workers, a stance he long lambasted as an unfair "amnesty."Posted by Orrin Judd at November 25, 2009 12:25 AM
"Whatever you have thought of me in the past, I can tell you right now that I am one of your greatest friends and I mean for us to work together," he said in a live interview with Telemundo's Maria Celeste. "I hope that will begin with Maria and me and Telemundo and other media organizations and others in this national debate that we should turn into a solution rather than a continuing debate and factional contest."
Mr. Dobbs twice mentioned a possible legalization plan for the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in the U.S., saying at one point that "we need the ability to legalize illegal immigrants under certain conditions."