Rupert Murdoch Claims Ben Carson Would Be A ‘Real Black President’ + Twitter Goes In

Rupert Murdoch Claims Ben Carson Would Be A 'Real Black President' + Twitter Goes In

News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch might want to be a little more careful with his Twitter finger.

The media tycoon wrote that Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is “terrific” and asked: “What about a real black president who can properly address the racial divide?

In a later tweet, Murdoch referred to a New York Magazine article about the disappointment the “minority community” has with President Barack Obama:

But Twitter users immediately took issue with Murdoch’s use of the phrase “real black president.”

Here are some reactions:

https://twitter.com/mattryanharris/status/651927466710138880

https://twitter.com/Unpossiblemastr/status/651929278146154496

https://twitter.com/declercq/status/651930420506787840