A CNN contributor on Sunday night appeared to get her wires crossed while criticising Jay Z and Beyonce.
Scottie Nell Hughes, a conservative commentator, was trying to point out that Jay Z’s “No Church in the Wild” music video opened with a scene of a protester throwing a Molotov cocktail at police.
But Hughes didn’t say “Molotov cocktail.”
“One of his main music videos starts off with a crowd throwing mazel tov cocktails at police,” she said.
“Mazel tov” is, of course, a popular Jewish phrase used to express congratulations or good fortune to someone, not an explosive device.
Conservatives have used Jay Z to criticise Hillary Clinton in recent days. The rapper performed many of his profanity-laced songs at a Friday night concert for the Democratic nominee, prompting questions from Donald Trump supporters who wondered why their was no outrage over the use of such language at a Clinton rally.
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