Simpson Apologizes to Critic – NYTimes.com
You salty dog you! My my! – – Ya know, we haven’t had a good apology for … days out of Washington, unless you want to count repeats from the head of the USDA. This one, however, may well be a true apology instead of one of those PC-forced, pathetic plays on words we usually get, you know, the kind that apologizes to those who can’t read or have too little brains to understand or simply react to one of a list of words they’re on the watch for, which makes them non-apologies to the rest of us who didn’t graduate from high school on a quota requirement.
Alan K. Simpson, the Republican co-chairman of President Obama’s bipartisan fiscal commission, removed his “size 15 feet” from his mouth to apologize to a critic on Wednesday for a stinging letter in which he compared Social Security to “a milk cow with 310 million tits.”