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Rupert Murdoch Says Ben Carson Would Be A 'Real Black President'

"Ruh-Roh, Rupert"

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:

Murdoch later apologized for the comments: 

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This post has been updated to reflect Murdoch's apology.

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