'Holy Unbelievable': Palin Slams MSNBC Mockery of Romney Grandchild

Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 10:03 AM

By Wanda Carruthers

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Sarah Palin has blasted remarks by MSNBC panelists who mocked a photo of Mitt Romney and his family, calling them "despicable."

"Holy unbelievable. The hypocritical leftist lamestream media should be shamed by every caring, child-loving American. It has once again reached a new low," the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate wrote on her Facebook page Tuesday.

The guests on MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry" show on Sunday mocked a family photo of 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. In the picture, Romney held his adopted grandchild, Kieran Romney, who is black.

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During the show, panelist Pia Glenn sang, "One of these things is not like the others," while fellow panelists laughed.

Harris-Perry then pondered the idea of a marriage between Kieran and singer Kanye West's daughter. And, political comedian Dean Obeidallah sarcastically commented that the picture "sums up the diversity of the Republican party."

"Leftist media hounds are not expressing an opinion with this attack; they are expressing a prejudice that would never be accepted if it came from anyone else but the lib media," Palin wrote.

"You really need a conscience, yellow journalists. May your 2014 New Year's Resolution be to find one," she added.

The MSNBC panelists' comments were quickly condemned by fellow journalists.

"I’m not even sure what the threshold anymore is for MSNBC going too far," Ann Navarro, Republican CNN contributor, said Monday on “Erin Burnett OutFront,” according to Politico.

"Nothing is lower than humiliating a child. So, uhm, well done, MSNBC," John Nolte of Breitbart.com wrote.

Perry later apologized on Twitter:



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That, however, didn't stop at least one former host at the network from piling on:


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