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Biden apology to Obama

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"Deeply regret any offense"--That's what Joe Biden says.

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January 31, 2007



WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (D-DE) issued the following statement today:

"I deeply regret any offense my remark in the New York Observer might have caused anyone. That was not my intent and I expressed that to Senator Obama.”


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>"...any offense..."? Of course there was an "offense". See the uproar?
>"...might have caused..."? There is no "might". It did in fact cause a reaction.
>"...anyone..."? There were lots of people, Joe.
>A classic example of a non-apology. How about "I'm sorry for my remarks. They were hurtful and wrong. I apologize to the Senator and others who were offended. I truly regret the things I said. And, I have apologized personally to the Senator. Further, now I will go kneel at the altar in the Church of Charlie Rangel."

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