From Denmark to South Park, the American whose satirical cartoon inspired a thousand copycat Muhammad cartoons on Facebook has apologized, claiming her satirical work was “hijacked” and that the resulting “Everyone Draw Muhammad Day!” was offensive to Muslims.
The U.S. commander in Afghanistan has announced that a stray rocket used during an offensive against Taliban insurgents has killed 12 civilians. The commander has apologized to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for the incident.
The Virginia senator tracked down the university student whom he maligned with the racist remark and apologized, but the damage is already done. In stepping into this steaming pile of macaca, Allen may have just kissed any 2008 presidential hopes goodbye.
The president had lightly mocked a reporter for wearing sunglasses at a press conference—apparently unaware that the reporter has impaired vision. Bush later called to apologize. The reporter said he took no offense.