History of the Non-Apology
By Reed Tucker
Photo Credit: M. Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
APRIL 15, 2007
Transgression: Fired eight U.S. attorneys for their politics, then was unable to recall a damn thing about . . . um, what were we talking about again?
Strategy: The political witch-hunter cries political witch hunt.
Non-apology: "I apologize . . . for my role in allowing this matter to spin into an undignified Washington spectacle."