"Obama's Baby Mama"?

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Jun 12, 2008 9:05 AM
There's an uproar right now about Fox News calling Michelle Obama: "Obama's Baby Mama."  The issue involves an alert that appeared on the screen during a segment about Michelle Obama.

While this is a lame attempt at pop-culture hipness, I'm still scratching my head as to why this is quite so outrageous.  Certainly, it doesn't compare to saying you are "pimping out" Chelsea Clinton ...

By the way, anyone who has been on TV will attest that guests have no control -- or knowledge -- of the "b-roll footage" that is being shown, or the words that appear on the screen.  As such, Michelle Malkin deserves no blame for this, assuming there is someone to be blamed ...