Dobbs Got $8M to Quit

Report: CNN “wanted him out.”

Last Updated: November 16, 2009 @ 6:39 AM

CNN was so sick of Lou Dobbs, it gave him an $8 million severance package to leave, The Post has learned.

"They wanted him out," according to a source.

Dobbs, who a source said had a year and a half to go on his $12 million contract, shocked viewers last Wednesday by announcing he was quitting.

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