MSNBC has stooped to a new low mocking the Mitt Romney family for including an adopted African-American child in a family photo ("MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry apologizes for attack on Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson," NY Daily News, Dec. 31). The "joke" is that the infant is the only black child in the photo and this singularity is emblematic of Republicans generally.
So what would MSNBC have said had the Romneys excluded the black child from the photo? Such "jokes" are deeply offensive to our family, which includes four such children. Why is the child's race even a matter of note?
This disturbing episode reveals the rotten stench of political correctness, which MSNBC pretends to decry.