Black Democrats already do not trust Fox News, calling it a “racist network.” No matter how much I have tried to inform and educate them that that isn’t the reality of their news brand, with tweets like this from the head honcho, it doesn’t help.
I understand we live in the politically correct world, and we consistently want it to become non-politically correct, but you have to take personal responsibility for your actions and your comments when you go off the rails.
Rupert Murdoch was trying to praise GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson and his wife but it came across awkward and maybe it was on purpose, only he knows this:
Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly address the racial divide? And much else.
— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) October 8, 2015
Democrats had their Harry Reid moment, and now Republicans have theirs with Murdoch’s comments. Twitter comments got so bad it was like throwing kerosene on a brush fire. Check out these comments:
@rupertmurdoch Answer your phone. It’s your communications VP.
— pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) October 8, 2015
— Debbie Miller (@DesignerDeb3) October 8, 2015
— Gary E Pond (@G_Pond47) October 8, 2015
@rupertmurdoch could you define what you mean by “real black President,” Rupert?
— Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) October 8, 2015
@rupertmurdoch Can you please regularly advise black Americans on which of them is “real”, so they’ll be free of doubt?
— Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) October 8, 2015
@rupertmurdoch Exactly what is a “real” black president?
— Ohio Citizen (@OhioCitizen) October 8, 2015
@rupertmurdoch When will FOX “News” become a real news channel?
— WesleyZ3 (@50th_President) October 8, 2015
@rupertmurdoch You’re an asshole!
— Ξ BLACK REPUBLICAN Ξ (@blackrepublican) October 8, 2015
— Lizzie (@FMJTEXAN) October 8, 2015
@rupertmurdoch What about a real white man who runs a media outlet without bias? And much else.
— AshGhebranious (@AshGhebranious) October 8, 2015
Apparently nobody knows “real black” like @rupertmurdoch knows “real black.”
— Lisa (@Litzz11) October 8, 2015
.@rupertmurdoch delete your account, old man
— Athens Grease (@Athens_Grease) October 8, 2015
@rupertmurdoch “Real black President?” Dude, you ARE the racial divide, apparently.
— Gilchrist Whitedale (@GilWhitedale) October 8, 2015
.@rupertmurdoch delete your account.
— lifelong mets fan (@fifthstarter) October 8, 2015
@rupertmurdoch I’m sorry, you weren’t even born in this country so you wouldn’t know a real black president if one slapped you in the grill.
— Mahogany (@Mahogany1992) October 8, 2015
Listen, I don’t have any sympathy for Murdoch in this one. He bit the dog this time, and he’s going to have to fix it or let it be. This is on him, but I will say it’s bulletin board material for Democrats with the CNN Democratic Debates right around the corner.
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