NBC in Turmoil Over Romney KKK Story

by Nathaniel Botwinick

As reported yesterday by Patrick Brennan, MSNBC tried to connect Mitt Romney to the KKK for saying, “keep America American.” NBC has since sprung into action as it attempts to backtrack from the story:

NBC News President Steve Capus addressed this story this morning at an editorial meeting, and stressed the need for accuracy, fairness, and caution before proceeding. Capus is reportedly furious at the way the story was handled, and MSNBC is in the process of apologizing to the Romney campaign.

At 5 PM, on Hardball, Chris Matthews apologized to the Romney campaign:

Later, Al Sharpton also apologized to Mitt Romney:

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