Friday, April 11, 2008

Davis Apologizes (Kind Of...)

Am I being pedantic, but shouldn't an apology include the word "sorry" somewhere in the text? I am trying to track down the complete text, but so far all I have is the abridged version...

...But, after being on the receiving end of a week’s worth of public criticism, Davis called Sherman yesterday to apologize.

Sherman says Davis told him she "took out her frustrations and emotions on me and that she shouldn’t have done that." Sherman says Davis' explanation was "reasonable" and that he forgives her.

According to Sherman and State Rep. Jack Franks….Davis claims her outburst was triggered by learning shortly beforehand…that there’d been another Chicago Public School student killed.

State Rep. Jack Franks was chairing the hearing that day and says Davis’ outburst was uncharacteristic, adding "she was having a bad day."

I'm sorry but that's just not an apology, that's an excuse.

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