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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Jake Tapper: "That's just straight-up racist"

Fox News Calls Michelle Obama: 'Obama's Baby Mama'

June 12, 2008 9:40 AM

Again. Truly unbelievable.

Fox News Channel identifies Michelle Obama, the completely lawfully-wedded wife of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, as "Obama's Baby Mama."

Watch the clip HERE.

First spotted by Salon.

That's just straight-up racist.

- jpt

UPDATE: Bill Shine, senior vice president of programming for Fox News Channel, tells TV Newser: "A producer on the program exercised poor judgment in using this chyron during the segment."

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