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Liz Trotta, Fox News Contributor, Apologizes For Obama Assassination Joke

06/25/2008 05:04 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Yesterday, Fox contributor Liz Trotta, a former Washington Times editor and three-time Emmy winner, clearly wasn't [being careful] when Fox host Eric Shawn asked about Clinton's Kennedy comment. Instead, she made a distasteful joke (in the clip above).

Trotta: "And now we have what some are reading as a suggestion that somebody knock off Osama, uh Obama. Well, both, if we could."

Shawn: "Talk about how you really feel."

With an uproar in the blogosphere, Trotta appeared around 9:40 this morning to apologize. Anchor Bill Hemmer reminded her that people have been criticizing her remarks.

Trotta: Yes, I am so sorry about what happened yesterday and the lame attempt at humor

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