CNN’s Chris Cuomo Slips Accidental Pun Into Malaysia Airlines Report (Video)

Cuomo asked politician if he could “shoot down” a theory about the jetliner’s crash

Fact: Live television is harder than it looks. CNN’s Chris Cuomo was reminded of that when he accidentally used a poor choice of words in a report on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

Standing in front of the wreckage, Cuomo asked Rep. Mike Rogers if he could “shoot down” a theory about the crash. He immediately caught himself, adding, “excuse the pun.”

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Honestly? We wouldn’t have noticed it if he hadn’t pointed it out.

Watch the video: