Chuck Todd’s MTP Segment on Gun Violence Draws Heavy Criticism

A "tone-deaf," "substandard" segment that demonstrated "laziness."

Screenshot 2015-06-22 at 7In the wake of the massacre of nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., you might have expected Meet the Press host Chuck Todd to address America’s mass-shooting epidemic, racially motivated violence, or perhaps even terrorism. Instead, a segment on gun violence featured an all-black set of convicted murderers. Todd started the segment with what was essentially a disclaimer.