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And It Continues…More Obama/Osama Confusion

The latest instance of a major cable outlet confusing Sen. Barack Obama and Osama bin Laden comes from MSNBC tonight. At the beginning of Hardball with Chris Matthews, a graphic titled “Words About Words” featured an image of bin Laden. The story Matthews teased was about the Obama speech being called into question for “plagiarism.”

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Matthews apologized 15 minutes later: “You may have noticed the graphic over my shoulder. A picture we showed over our shoulder, that was a mistake earlier in the broadcast. We apologize for the error.”

Of course, this isn’t the first time:

Glenn Beck‘s slip up
• CNN’s verbal and graphic errors

After the jump, video of the first minute of Hardball tonight…




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