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.
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After the jump, some of this week’s media highlights from mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter.
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- Mike Ditka on Daniel Snyder's PR Problem: 'What's All the Stink?'
- Vogue Continues Its Social Media Quest with September #Instagirls
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