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CNN Live Mic Snafu

Via Andrew Sullivan's blog, from Wikipedia:

On August 29th, 2006, during a CNN broadcast of George W. Bush's speech on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (2005), Kyra Phillip's microphone was left on while she was apparently in the bathroom, leading to her audio conversation being broadcast over the President's speech (the video showed Mr. Bush's speech only). During the conversation, Phillips reveals information about how much she loves her husband and how hard it is to find a good guy. The unidentified women agrees and talks about how her family is reacting to her relationship, particularly her brother. Phillips then responds "of course brothers have to be protective. Except for mine, I gotta be protective of him. He's married, three kids, but his wife is a control freak!" The conversation continues until a CNN employee enters the restroom and tells Phillips that her mic is on. CNN Anchor Daryn Kagan then interjects and summarizes what Bush discussed during his speech. The video was posted on YouTube and caught fire amongst bloggers. Phillips later apologized for the issue with the microphone.

Here's the video on YouTube:

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