Ann Coulter called Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC’s “token” African-American, in response to the host’s apology to the Romney family. As reported on Clutch, Harris-Perry came under fire recently for allowing her show’s guest to joke about Mitt Romney’s adopted grandson being the only black person in the Romney family photo.
After receiving backlash, and even requests for her termination, Harris-Perry gave a tearful apology on air and released a statement on her blog.
Coulter and Sean Hannity decided to chime in. “It’s particularly good having Melissa Harris-Perry of all people making fun of a black child in the Romney family as a token,” Coulter told Hannity. “What does she think she is at MSNBC?”
Hanity quickly came to Harris-Perry’s “defense” and acknowledged that she’s not the only black person on MSNBC. “Why would you say that?” he asked, adding that Al Sharpton is also on MSNBC. Hannity did agree that Coulter when she said MSNBC is obsessed with race and playing the race card.
Coulter also pointed out the irony of MSNBC taking on race especially when they accuse Republicans of racism. She said, “Unfortunately for liberals, there is no more racism in America. There is more cholera in America than there is racism.”