The political apology sweepstakes
The most frequent, witless question that reporters used asked was "How do you feel?" Now it has been supplanted by another even more witless question: "Will
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t: Sen. Ricky Hendon (D-Chicago), who has a habit of making a jerk out of himself, called gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Bill Brady (R-somewhere Downstate), a "racist, sexist and homophobic." Reporters rushed to Brady's Democratic opponent, Gov. Pat Quinn, asking if he would disavow Hendon and ask him to apologize. Quinn tried to "disassociate" himself from Hendon's comments, but wouldn't apologize. Reporters rushed to Brady, asking him if he thought that Quinn ought to apologize.
Enough with the demands for apologies. Hendon won't apologize, Quinn won't apologize for him and Brady will try to subtly suggest that Quinn isn't a decent guy if he does apologize for his ally, Hendon. Ain't nothing more to it.
Let us pray that today's journalism schools revise their list of stock questions and replace the apology question with something more important, like, "Boxers or briefs?"