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Rupert Murdoch on Glenn Beck’s ‘Racist’ Comment

In an interview with Sky News Australia, News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch responded to a question about Glenn Beck‘s comment from July when Beck said he believed President Obama is “a racist.” Partial transcript from Business Insider:

“On the racist thing, that caused a (unintelligible–grilling?). But he (Obama) did make a very racist comment. Ahhh… about, you know, blacks and whites and so on, which he said in his campaign he would be completely above. And um, that was something which perhaps shouldn’t have been said about the President, but if you actually assess what he was talking about, he was right.”

Clip below (starts around the 18:00 mark):

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