Blago emerges, again
Now here's a creative way to get some attention when no one is paying you any: Apologize for some offense that no one noticed.
Blagojevich must have noticed all the press that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid got for saying something some people considered to be offensive about President Barack Obama.Reid's offense and his subsequent apology were headline news.
Having been out of the media spotlight for--what?--a couple of minutes, Blagojevich now calls a press conference to apologize for his racially offensive remark about Obama. A remark that not everyone (including me) had noticed. The media, of course, dutifully show up, to report it.
I have two suggestions that won't be taken seriously:
- Stop calling it news when someone apologizes. Stop calling it news when someone takes offense and demands an apology. Stop calling it news when a third party calls on a first party to apologize for something he said that should have offended a second party.
- Ignore that clown, Blagojevich.