MSNBC chose a novel way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Over the banner “Mexican Heritage Celebration,” MSNBC had a white staffer parade across the screen in a cheap, straw sombrero while pretending to be drunk on tequila.
On the morning of May 5, as the MSNBC morning show Way too Early was coming to a close and about to switch over to Morning Joe, one of host Thomas Roberts’ producers thought it would be funny to try the stunt. He did a little dance for the viewers as Roberts yucked it up.
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