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December 30th, 2013
09:26 PM ET

Outrage grows after MSNBC segment on Romney family photo

Serious backlash after a segment on MSNBC pokes fun at Mitt Romney's family photo, specifically zeroing in on Romney's African-American grandson, Kieran.

Former Republican Senator Scott Brown, who also happens to be a Fox contributor, wants an apology from MSNBC, while others on social media are blasting the network for being racist.

Did the segment go too far?


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  1. Karen

    This liberal democrat would have fired each of those employed on the spot, I would have cut the "ties" with the consultants. This is not "racist" it is worst-mean and ignorant. Each of you had your destiny in your hands and gave it away-all "spent meat". Good luck.

    December 31, 2013 at 3:26 pm | Reply
  2. Jay

    I'm a registered democrat and proud to be one. However, I agree that the funny little joke is in fact was in BAD TASTE. There's no way the left can justify this from MSNBC. All I saw a beautiful photo of the Romney family.

    December 31, 2013 at 2:03 pm | Reply
  3. Jennifer

    I don't get it. What was offensive? After Obama portrayed as Hitler and that watermelon stuff, this is nothing but fundies who can't stand the heat in the kitchen.

    December 31, 2013 at 10:46 am | Reply
  4. thetolteque

    Can we overreact any more there Anna?

    December 31, 2013 at 10:37 am | Reply
  5. Tammy Arthurs

    Is that his grand son? all the boys are in blue and the sweet precious baby is wearing a pink dress.

    December 31, 2013 at 8:58 am | Reply
  6. Epicurius

    This was blatantly exploitative and shows that MSNBC would stoop to the very low to make a point and make fun of people with whom they disagree. And they are an echo chamber essentially mouthing, reinforcing, and promoting their agendas. They are as bad as Fox News except that Fox News has the guts to include someone (with an opposing point of view.) I consider myself a progressive on social issues but MSNBC is cowardly by not including differing view points. But this was bad and racist.

    December 30, 2013 at 10:29 pm | Reply
  7. Itay Yahel

    Yes they did, but this is the american culture and that's all what we "love"... instead of live and let others live too, but yes we all have the "american dreams....

    December 30, 2013 at 10:26 pm | Reply
  8. Jose

    Leave it to the liberal to defend the undefendable.

    December 30, 2013 at 10:07 pm | Reply
  9. jaymo588

    I don't even know how we can say any more when MSNBC goes "too far." They crossed the line a long time ago and never looked back.

    December 30, 2013 at 10:02 pm | Reply

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