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Ann Coulter Calls Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC's 'Token' African-American

Jan 07, 2014 | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Ann Coulter called Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC's "token" African-American on Monday, in response to the host's apology to the Romney family.

Harris-Perry came under fire recently for joking about Mitt Romney's adopted grandson Kieran being the only black person in a photo of the Romney family. She later apologized for the comments on-air, tearing up, and in a statement online.

Coulter and Sean Hannity were not having it on Monday night. "It's particularly good having Melissa Harris-Perry of all people making fun of a black child in the Romney family as a token," Coulter told Hannity. "What does she think she is at MSNBC?"

Her statement seemed to surprise Hannity, who disagreed. "Why would you say that?" he asked, adding that there are "plenty" of black Americans, including Al Sharpton, at MSNBC.

The two proceeded to watch a montage of MSNBC hosts, which Hannity alleged showed the network's "obsession" with playing the race card. Watch the segment in the clip above.

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