A C-SPAN viewer called President Barack Obama the N-word before being kicked off the air on Thursday.
“This is about race. The Republicans hate that n—– Obama,” said the caller who identified himself as a Republican from California.
C-SPAN doesn’t use a delay, even when they are taking live calls from viewers. Host Steve Scully immediately hung up, saying, “We’re not gonna use that kind of language. You can certainly make your point, but you cross the line when you use language like that,” he said. “And so to our viewers and listeners, I want to apologize.”