() MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski said Monday that South Carolina Democratic Chairman Dick Harpootlian’s vow to send Indian-American Gov. Nikki Haley “back to wherever the hell she came from” would be a much bigger deal if a Republican had said it.

“Let me just say, fair enough, that if a Republican did this we’d be covering it like crazy, so we’re covering it because it was wrong and those statements were absolutely wrong,” Brzezinski said.

“I don’t care what he meant. He should just say he regrets it,” she added.

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