Category Archives: Political Apologies

Zuckerberg and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Apologies

This morning, Snarly was asked to write a piece for Tablet Magazine, where she is a contributing editor and columnist, about Mark Zuckerberg and apologies. One of Zuck’s talking points, as captured by a photographer in a pic of his … Continue reading

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Oh hush, Piers Morgan. BREAKING NEWS: President Trump has publicly apologised for retweeting far-right group Britain First. Says he didn’t know who they were. ‘I don’t want to be involved with these people. If you’re telling me they’re horrible racist … Continue reading

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Here’s tutu respect, and here’s tutu better apologies than this

Go, Greybull Standard! The small-town paper’s lead paragraph (or “lede,” as we journos ostentatiously and wrongheadedly spell it) recently came out swinging in a story about some eyebrow-raising words from a state senator: Last Thursday, April 20, U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyoming) … Continue reading

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No shoes on the couch

In many families or classrooms, kids are taught the difference between an “outside voice” and an “inside voice.” Inside voice is quieter. Then there’s an “inside-the-head voice.” That’s the voice for things that no one else needs to hear. Things … Continue reading

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General Flynn’s resignation letter is VERY BAD!

You may have heard that Michael Flynn has resigned from his gig as National Security Advisor. Because he’d lied hither and yon about conversations he’d had with Russia. Let’s look at his apology! 

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Somebody should shoot somebody to end the violence! Always works!

Dan Adamini, a Republican state representative from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula who also hosts a radio show we decline to advertise, felt a need to dispense his sassy wisdom. He was commenting on an initially non-violent demonstration at U.C. Berkeley protesting … Continue reading

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You should’ve heard them knocking Edgar Allan Poe’s kid

The current president has a number of children by a number of wives. His youngest child, Barron Trump, is his son with Melania Knavs. He’s 10, an actual child child. He was recently the best thing on Inauguration Day, when … Continue reading

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Super-crap apology slips in under the 2016 wire!

Thanks to our Twitter followers for pointing us toward this one, from Trump’s New York campaign co-chair Carl Paladino. Last week Mr. Paladino wrote a letter to a local magazine saying that his New Year’s wish was for President Obama to die … Continue reading

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