MSNBC Mistakes Reverend Jesse Jackson for Reverend Al Sharpton

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Not Jesse Jackson.
Not Jesse Jackson. Photo: Getty Images

MSNBC daytime anchor Contessa Brewer was betrayed (or so she says) by her prompter into welcoming Reverend Al Sharpton onto her show, when really the person in the studio was Reverend Jesse Jackson. Jackson, as you can imagine, was not pleased. But as Gawker's John Cook pointed out, "If Fox News did this, there would be sit-ins." [Gawker]