If you’re wondering why MSNBC’s Brian Williams is a top trend on Twitter right now, this is why.
See, as 8:00 approached, Williams––covering the attack in Nice––said a little lightly he “plowed over” Chris Matthews‘ timeslot.
But given the truck that killed people in France today, people on Twitter found his choice of words just really, really bad:
Crap! Now Brian Williams makes some sick pun about "plowing over" an hour of news. @MSNBC please get rid of him
— Gretchen Davis (@sfgretch) July 15, 2016
Brian Williams just said “we just plowed over our coverage” about the Trump VP thing. Bad word choices since Nice is still breaking news.
— Meghin Moore (@meghin_) July 15, 2016
Brian Williams saying that they "plowed over" Chris Matthews show is beyond a poor choice of words.
— Jenny (@JennyCups) July 15, 2016
After huge truck crushes well over100+ people in Nice, Brian Williams just said on air:"we have just plowed over the 8pm hour. #NiceFrance
— Judith Lombardi (@JEL317) July 15, 2016
Brian Williams said "we plowed over" the airtime for Chris Matthews. He had been talking about what happened in France earlier. Not good.
— eric sondheimer (@latsondheimer) July 15, 2016
— John Horlander (@DrJIrish91) July 15, 2016
"We have just plowed over the normal hour" I'm almost impressed Brian Williams can make his continued employment worse.
— Anthony Bialy (@AnthonyBialy) July 15, 2016
Atrocious clod Brian Williams, once again bringing left, right & center together in teeth-gritting agony. https://t.co/U8FwG06qFt
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) July 15, 2016
Some people were also critical of Williams for reading some of Trump’s Nice tweets on air.
You can watch the clip above, via MSNBC.
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