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Unhinged Fox Business Host Lou Dobbs Wants Obama Detained by U.S. Marshals

Someone should tell him about the First Amendment.

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Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs is no stranger to bizarre pro-Trump commentary. But his suggestion that U.S. marshals should apprehend former President Barack Obama for criticizing President Donald Trump abroad is downright scary.

“I think U.S. Marshals should follow him," Dobbs said.

After a bit of rambling, he continued, “I mean, this is just bad manners. It’s boorish and it’s absurd and he doesn’t realize how foolish he looks.”

Then it somehow took an even darker turn.

“I mean, he should be brought back by the Marshals. Isn’t there some law that says presidents shouldn’t be attacking sitting presidents?” Dobbs inquired.

Watch the segment below.

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Chris Sosa is the former Senior Editor of AlterNet. His work also appears in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.