Wednesday, November 01, 2006

John Kerry regrets that his words "were misinterpreted."

Kerry issued a non-apology apology today for his "botched joke" at a campaign event yesterday.

"Kerry said he regrets that his words "were misinterpreted to wrongly imply anything negative about those in uniform, and I personally apologize to any service member, family member, or American who was offended."'

That's like saying "I'm sorry you were insulted" after you "accidentally" make a joke about your mother-in-law's bad cooking. Come on, he mangled the delivery of a joke and in print it looks like he insulted the troops in Iraq. I highly doubt that he personally thinks American soldiers are uneducated or too dumb to be in college, but he did owe them the courtesy of a real apology.

I'm glad the troops are taking it in stride though:

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