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An Apology is a linguistic expression of remorse by an apologist.




  • https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/how-trump-retreats-grudging-apologies-plus-a-wink-and-a-nod-to-the-original-insult/2018/07/17/ea7ac346-89f9-11e8-8aea-86e88ae760d8_story.html
    • QUOTE: ... Although he often demands apologies, Trump has always been frank about his belief that they are a sign of weakness. He didn’t apologize for calling Haiti and African nations “shithole countries.” He didn’t apologize for slamming Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) during the 2016 campaign as a “loser” who was no war hero “because he was captured.” Trump held a news conference to react to the firestorm over his insult. But rather than expressing remorse, he instead hit McCain again, accusing the senator of not doing enough to help his fellow veterans.

      “I think apologizing’s a great thing,” he said on NBC’s “Tonight Show” in 2015, “but you have to be wrong. I will absolutely apologize, sometime in the hopefully distant future, if I’m ever wrong.” …