Via Mediaite: “There have been many hilarious mic-snatching moments in live television, but this one is more sad than funny. While a North Carolina news reporter with WMBF, an NBC News affiliate, was giving a report on increasing crime rates in the Myrtle Beach area last Wednesday night, an African-American man rushed in, pushed her aside, grabbed her microphone, and shouted, “I’m that n****r!” The man was promptly arrested by Myrtle Beach police. Reporter Ashley Taylor appeared the following night on the broadcast to assure viewers she was all right and to report on the assault…”.* Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur, and Jayar Jackson break it down on The Young Turks.

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