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MSNBC deletes offensive tweet, hashtag 'MyRightWingBiracialFamily' is born

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MSNBC linked to the new Cheerios advertisement on Twitter Wednesday with the offensive statement,

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"Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family."

Jason Howerton of theBlaze reported that MSNBC deleted the tweet after a new hashtag, #MyRightWingBiracialFamily, was born.

One would think that after Melissa Harris-Perry featured a panel mocking Mitt Romney for having a black grandson, as reported at Liberty Unyielding, the progressive network would have rethought their tweet.

Not so much.

Howerton wrote,

"After realizing that their offensive generalization doesn't line up with reality, MSNBC quickly deleted and apologized for the tweet."

Click on the slideshow to see some of the "right wing biracial families" who tweeted their photos to MSNBC.

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