During a story about the Florida gubernatorial race, an NBC affiliate in Miami aired a graphic that described the Florida GOP as the “Reprehensive” Party.
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Here’s video of the news segment. The “Reprehensive Party” graphic appears at about the 1:35 mark:
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An apology was issued and a staffer from a news service used by the station was reportedly fired:
In "Reprehensive Party of Florida" flap, NBC & news service issue apology, staffer fired http://t.co/8Ho3brqygm
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That all sounds awfully familiar.