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Can John Kerry be as hypocritical as Lou Dobbs is witless? Jim Glassman at TechCentralStation investigates.

Speaking of my good friend Lou… It recently occured to me that while he'll occasionally have on the excellent Dan Griswold as his show's token clueful guest, he very often plugs in officials from industry trade associations to make the case for free trade. At first, I wondered: Why would he get some industry shill to do this, when he could probably choose from the 95 percent of respected economists at major universities who'd say much the same thing? And then I realized I'd answered my own question.