"F*ing Thug" on CNN

Covering 'Breaking News' can be unpredictable, unless you're covering highly emotional and racially themed events. Then, a reasonable person could predict that extreme caution should be taken when putting a LIVE microphone on someone who walks up off the street.

CNN Aviation and Government Regulation correspondent, Rene Marsh, learned the hard way during this morning's coverage of charges being brought against some Baltimore police officers. Let's roll the video:

So here's our question; why would you send your Aviation correspondent to cover a riot?