Melissa Harris-Perry is apologizing profusely for the panel discussion over which she presided, dedicated to mocking the image above.

I have no idea what is in Harris-Perry’s heart, but she has a long history of making racial issues out of non-racial events:

This is a problem endemic to MSNBC, from Chris Matthews on down.

The Romney adoption is a completely good thing. It embodies all of our highest ideals — love of child, love without regard to skin color.

Mitt Romney Kieran James grandson

That such an event would be politicized with racial politics says everything about what MSNBC has become, and more. It’s a clarifying event as to the left-wing obsession with race.