Halle Berry (center) poses with Quenzhane Wallis (left) at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood Feb. 24, 2013 (Reuters)

The Onion's vile Quvenzhané Wallis tweet

Really? The satirical paper hits a very strange note in calling a 9-year-old the "c-word" -- then backtracks


David Daley
February 25, 2013 10:41AM (UTC)

UPDATED: The Onion has since deleted this tweet from its account.


David Daley

David Daley, a former editor of Salon, is the author of the national bestseller "Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count" and the forthcoming “Unrigged: How Americans Fought Back, Slayed the Gerrymander and Reinvented Democracy.” He is a senior fellow at FairVote.

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