Later, Murdoch recommended a New York magazine article asking whether Obama has done enough for the African-American community.
Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly address the racial divide? And much else.— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) October 8, 2015
Read New York magazine for minority community disappointment with POTUS— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) October 8, 2015
But Thursday morning the media mogul appeared to walk back his comment.
Murdoch is the founder of Fox News Channel, and News Corp's publications include The New York Post and The Wall Street Journal. The 84-year-old Murdoch has praised Carson on Twitter before, calling him "irreproachable on background, achievements, character, vision."
Apologies! No offence meant. Personally find both men charming.— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) October 8, 2015