Tuesday, September 15, 2009

The Slatest - Obama Calls Kanye West a "Jackass"

Another timely case study in how the combination of journalism, social media, and poor discretion can have unfortunate results

A representative from ABC tells Politico that the remarks were made in an off-the-record portion of a CNBC interview [and published via Twitter; see the full article for details]. "That was wrong," the spokesperson said. "We apologize to the White House and CNBC and are taking steps to ensure that it will not happen again."

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