History of the Non-Apology
By Reed Tucker
Richard Nixon on Watergate: "I regret deeply any injuries that may have been done in the course of events . . ."
Janet Jackson on Nipple-gate: "It was not my intention that it go as far as it did. I apologize to anyone offended."
Bill Clinton on Monica-gate: "Now it is time- in fact, it is past time- to move on."
Al Sharpton on Tawana Brawley . . . er, gate: "Apologize for what? For believing a young lady?"