NBC Apologizes For Losing New Hampshire

The NBC News graphics department failed geography miserably. Here, Brian Williams and company admit the error with grace, charm, and good humor:

via Chris Albon

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  1. al-Ameda says:

    We have become a nation of chronic apologists. We now apologize for everything.




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  2. Moosebreath says:

    Did they need to send out a search party?




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  3. rudderpedals says:

    NBC needs to keep better track of its stuff. Losing an entire state’s a big deal.




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  4. Sounds like a Scooby Doo episode: it looks like the entire state of New Hampshire mysteriously disappeared and then it turns it was all just an illusion and that Old Man Williams was behind it all along!




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  5. CSK says:

    That was great, but Williams forgot New Hampshire’s greatest attraction: Cheap booze!




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  6. Jenos Idanian says:

    This actually seemed more sincere and heartfelt than the apology they gave to George Zimmerman after they “accidentally” edited the 911 call to make it seem like Zimmerman was going after Martin because he was black. That apology never made it to the air.




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  7. Scott O says:

    New Hampshire is also notable for it’s insane politicians.




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  8. Anderson says:

    And see, I hadn’t even noticed anything was missing.




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  9. Andre Kenji says:

    @al-Ameda:

    We have become a nation of chronic apologists. We now apologize for everything.

    I´m sorry.




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  10. al-Ameda says:

    @Andre Kenji:

    I´m sorry.

    I’m sorry that you’re sorry.




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  11. Jenos Idanian says:

    If anything I have ever said has ever offended anyone, I apologize. Mistakes were made.




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  12. BIll says:

    To Moosebreath:

    Did they need to send out a search party?

    Aye Captain, Aye.




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