April 16, 2012, 7:33 pm
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Apologies are in order. Every week seems to provide a new crop of public figures apologizing for a poor choice of words, a regrettable action, or an effort to deceive. The manager of the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen, apologized twice for telling Time magazine, “I love Fidel Castro.” His baseball team apologized:
The Marlins acknowledge the seriousness of the comments attributed to Guillen. The pain and the suffering caused by Fidel Castro cannot be minimized, especially in a community filled with victims of the dictatorship.
And Guillen later added:
I’m here on my knees, apologizing to all the Latin American communities.
Democratic political consultant Hilary Rosen apologized for saying on CNN that Ann Romney has no business discussing the U.S. economy because she…