Discussing the Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) boomlet during an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday, media mogul Mort Zuckerman used some colorful language that slipped past the show's censors.
"What he brings to the table, which is really quite unique, it's a level of authenticity," Zuckerman, who owns and publishes both US News & World Report and the New York Daily News, said of Christie. "There's no bullshit about him, if I may say so."
The remark caused the other panelists to erupt in laughter and host Joe Scarborough didn't seem too concerned by Zuckerman's use of profanity.
"What? I don't think they're going to seven-second-delay that," Scarborough said. "Got a lot of farmers saying that in western Pennsylvania. That's no big deal."
It harkened back to a similar moment on the program in 2011, when pundit Mark Halperin's on-air use of a derogatory term to describe President Barack Obama was also not censored by the show's producers — much to the anger of Scarborough.