CNBC's Kudlow on Donohue board

Guest post from Jeffrey Feldman.

When Bill Donohue launched his vicious and dangerous attack on John Edwards -- an attack that incited Donohue's followers to  threaten an Edwards campaign staffer with sodomy, rape, and murder -- his attack should have been dismissed as quickly as it began.  Unfortunately, Donohue was able to intervene in the the 2008 Presidential election because he has well-placed, loyal allies in the mainstream media -- allies who went unnoticed and unnamed as such, even as they used their position to give Donohue free and open access to FCC regulated television broadcasts.

Larry Kudlow is one such person.

A prominent and known figure on CNBC as a result of his financial analysis show Kudlow & Company, two facts are not widely known about Kudlow:

  1. He is a recovering alcohol and cocaine addict
  2. He is a board member of Bill Donohue's Catholic League


With this latter fact in mind, we can turn to the CNBC broadcast of Kudlow & Company aired February 9, 2007.

Without announcing it to his viewing audience -- Kudlow...
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