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Wall Street Journal Columnist Says MSNBC Has Pattern Of 'Hiring Black Mediocrities' Like Harris-Perry (VIDEO)


"I didn't buy the apology though," Riley said in an online video for the Journal. "I mean, she suggested in her apology and she apologized on Twitter and on-air. She suggested it was sort of a segment gone awry, that she had intended the conversation to be uplifting. I somehow doubt that."

“I think the segment went exactly as planned and that her apology was really about the blowback," he added.

What's more, Riley sees Harris-Perry, a professor of political science at Tulane University, as another one of MSNBC's unqualified black hosts.

“I think there’s a pattern at MSNBC of them hiring black mediocrities like Melissa Harris-Perry, Michael Eric Dyson, Touré, and, of course — the granddaddy of them all — Al Sharpton, simply to race-bait," Riley said.

The Journal's online interviews produced another memorable moment recently. Who can forget editorial board member Dorothy Rabinowitz's patrician diatribe against New York City's bike-share program?

h/t Mediaite