The comment was made on Morning Joe, and Halperin had actually tried to warn the Morning Joe staff that he was going to say something off-color, asking if the show had prepared its “7-second delay button.” He apologized within minutes (17 to be exact) of making the comment, but the damage was already done.
TVNewser has statements from both MSNBC and Halperin. We have no words for this one.
After the jump, some of this week’s media highlights from mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter.
- US Vets Sound Off on Fox News Anchors for 'Boobs on the Ground' Remark
- Bad News for Journalists and PR: Coffee Is Terrible for Productivity
- Stephen Hayes of FOX News Added to Homeland Security Terrorist Watch List
- The New York Times Agrees: Shonda Rhimes Not An 'Angry Black Woman'