Outrage abounds over Melissa Harris-Perry’s mocking of Mitt Romney’s adopted black grandson. The Twitters are by and large denouncing the MSNBC host -though she does have some defenders. Here’s what’s being tweeted about the controversy…
— Jessica Chasmar (@JessicaChasmar) December 31, 2013
More after the jump
— David Freddoso (@freddoso) December 31, 2013
— Christopher Bedford (@CBedfordDC) December 31, 2013
— Eric Deggans at NPR (@Deggans) December 31, 2013
Hope now @MHarrisPerry apologized, all those defending her by alleging she didn’t mock the black Romney grandkid, will just stop. Happy 2014
— Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) December 31, 2013
Shorter @MHarrisPerry: The word ObamaCare is racist. Mocking a defenseless black baby not so much.
— John Nolte (@NolteNC) December 31, 2013
— John Powers (@ReportingfromNY) December 31, 2013
@MHarrisPerry seems to be unaware of the long struggle against racial discrimination in adoption, an enduring problem.
— Kevin D. Williamson (@KevinNR) December 30, 2013
.@MHarrisPerry C’mon, you’re on Twitter–start defending your vile racism against an adopted black child. Tell us it was meaningless joke.
— Michael Auslin (@michaelauslin) December 30, 2013