MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Makes Tearful Televised Apology To The Romney Family

“My intention was not malicious, but I broke the ground rule that families are off-limits. For that I am sorry.”

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry opened her Saturday morning show with an apology for last Sunday’s segment about about a Romney family photo that, in her words, “proceeded in a way that was offensive.”

Showing the photo in that context, that segment, was poor judgment. so without reservation or qualification, I apologize to the Romney family. Adults who enter into public life, implicitly consent to having less privacy, but their families, especially their children, should not be treated callously or thoughtlessly. My intention was not malicious, but I broke the ground rule that families are off-limits. For that I am sorry.

Mitt Romney will be appearing on Fox News Sunday and it is expected that he will comment on the controversy,

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