MSNBC host Martin Bashir has apologized today after he called Sarah Palin the country’s ‘resident dunce’ and appeared to suggest that someone should defecate in her mouth.

Bashir laid into the former Alaska governor last Friday after she controversially likened the U.S. borrowing from China to the slavery of African-Americans.  

Palin caused uproar after she told an Iowa crowd last week: ‘Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China. When that money comes due – and this isn’t racist, but it’ll be like slavery when that note is due. We are going to beholden to the foreign master.’

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