In a back-and-forth with a reader earlier this morning as to why Rachel Dolezal can’t “choose her racial identity,” CNN’s Chris Cuomo made an embarrassing gaffe when he mistakenly referred to “Chinese” as a race.

Here’s the exchange:

No, it’s not OK because “Chinese” isn’t a race and it’s the equivalent of say waking up in the morning and deciding you want to be Canadian or German or French, etc.

Cuomo was quickly corrected on his error:

All better! But the discussion on Cuomo’s timeline continues:

Yes, it is, but Cuomo is just asking questions:

Keep it up, please. We need the entertainment!

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