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Stop Apologizing Already -- YOU DID MEAN IT

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Just_An_SID, May 25, 2007.

  1. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Active Member

    I see on ESPN.com that Marvin Lewis has apologized for the remarks he made on the radio the other day that insinuated that the Cincinnati cops are targeting his players based on race. All I've got to say on the subject is STOP IT.

    If you say it, it is because you mean it. Don't come back 24 hours later after somebody has chewed you out and apologize.

    Michael Vick isn't sorry he was involved in dog fights.

    Mel Gibson isn't sorry he said bad things about Jews.

    and Marvin Lewis really thinks the cops are targeting his players because they are black.

    Do these people really think that the public is going to buy their lameass excuses? (Of course, people in my profession help to carry this process on so I guess I shouldn't be talking).

    End of rant
  2. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Because the only thing worse than someone apologizing without meaning it is not apologizing at all.

    I'm with you; I hate the idea that the public apology has been reduced to noblesse oblige, a page from the "oops I fucked up" playbook, but imagine, for instance, how much shit we'd be hearing if say Imus came out and said "fuck you all, I don't take it back"?
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    "I apologize if anyone was offended by my truthfulness."
  4. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I thought this thread was about something else.

    I apologize for posting here.
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I'm not apologizing. I have always thought him an asshole, currently do and always will....

    Who are we talking about?
  6. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I don't know.

    I'm really sorry about that.
  7. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    You're all sorry.
  8. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    I apologize if I've made any of you worry about me after absences, as brief as that absence may be.
  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Wrong thread... unless you meant to confuse us
  10. JR

    JR Active Member

    I"m sorry I clicked on this thread. It won't happen again.
  11. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    If so, you better damn well apologize for it.
  12. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I'm sorry for post-padding.
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