Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch

*Rupert Murdoch may look like a man with only one foot out of the grave, but his typing fingers seem to be going strong.

Now he is apologizing for a tweet he sent out making a snide swipe at President Barack Obama while giving a thumbs up to 2016 presidential candidate, black republican, Ben Carson.

Murdoch’s tweet referred to the need to have a “real” black president in the White House.

Well, as you can imagine, that didn’t sit too well with many people, including Star Jones, who tweeted:

“The day I start allowing @rupertmurdoch to define what it is to be #black …is the day I turn in my #blackcard.”

According to the Daily News, on Thursday morning as Murdoch awakened to what must have been an onslaught of backlash to his original tweet, he wrote:

“Apologies! No offence meant. Personally find both men charming.”

Charming? It doesn’t get more typical than that.

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