CNN's Jake Tapper blasts critics: 'I can't help it if the entire Democratic field is white'

Newly minted host of "State of the Union" Jake Tapper blasted liberal critics on Twitter today who accused the Sunday morning show of a lack of racial diversity.

Things got off to a roiling start when Think Progress' Judd Legum tweeted: "Featured guests on big 5 Sunday shows today (ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CNN): 11 Men 1 Woman."

Tapper responded: "We had two presidential candidates on. The woman running for the Democratic nomination hasn't sat down to do one Sunday show yet."

"This is a systemic issue that occurs week to week. It's not just ABC. And it's not just during presidential runs," wrote Legum, asking Tapper to look at the numbers.