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No Apologies

08Nov08

Things are different in Italy, I guess. Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, under fire at home for describing U.S. President-elect Barack Obama as “suntanned,” said on Friday he saw no need to apologize. At a news conference, Berlusconi was brusque with an American journalist who suggested he should say sorry for the remark on Thursday. […]


One for One

07Nov08

The price of inexperience. President-elect Barack Obama called Nancy Reagan this afternoon to apologize for a joke about her having held “séances” in the White House, an Obama aide said. In the future, he’ll do better to be self-deprecating, rather than Great President’s Widow deprecating. “President-elect Barack Obama called Nancy Reagan today to apologize for […]