Big deal...so he cursed. Who cares. He's done much worse than that.
Maybe it's to show the readers how he really is holier than thou.
If I were CNN, I'd focus more on that World War III thing or on his veto of stem-cell research...you know that one veto from the spendaholic. Like climate change, the jury is still out on whether stem-cell research would be for the greater good, right?