Romney's Grandson Mocked On TV

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Romney's Grandson Mocked On TV

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25562869

 

This little tiny snippet of news does not sufficiently cover what was said. So I am not sure what the hell it is all about :

A US TV presenter has apologised for poking fun at a photo of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson.

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry said sorry "without reservation or qualification" to Mr Romney in a series of tweets.

The cable news host and guests made the comments on her Sunday programme about the Romney family Christmas photo.

The photo shows infant Kieran Romney with his grandparents and their 21 other grandchildren, all of them white.

"As black child born into large white Mormon family I feel familiarity w/ Romney family pic & never meant to suggest otherwise," Harris-Perry tweeted.

"I apologise to all families built on loving transracial adoptions who feel I degraded their lives or choices."

In the segment, one of panellists, actress Pia Glenn, sang lines from a Sesame Street song: "One of These Things Is Not Like the Others."

“It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.”
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nobody knows how to fucking

nobody knows how to fucking report news anymore. seriously, you look back on the golden age of newscasting, guys like cronkite, ed murrow, hugh downs, dan rather, tom brokaw, then look at the pathetic troglodytes we have now. even when they were taking a controversial stand, like when murrow called joseph mccarthy on his bullshit on national television, they did it with class. none of this pundit bullshit. anyone who wants the news should just go to the bbc or even al-jazeera.

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News is now more some idiots

News is now more some idiots opinion than actual information.

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iwbiek wrote:nobody knows

iwbiek wrote:
nobody knows how to fucking report news anymore. seriously, you look back on the golden age of newscasting, guys like cronkite, ed murrow, hugh downs, dan rather, tom brokaw, then look at the pathetic troglodytes we have now. even when they were taking a controversial stand, like when murrow called joseph mccarthy on his bullshit on national television, they did it with class. none of this pundit bullshit. anyone who wants the news should just go to the bbc or even al-jazeera.

lol troglodytes.. perfect use of the word!