Posts Tagged: public apologies

Recent White Apologies, Ranked

16. "Thanks for taking the time to talk Mr. President. Your words meant alot."—Justin Bieber, after he shouted "Fuck Bill Clinton!" while peeing in a bucket. [Twitter]

15. "I am learning." —Rachael Sacks, author of "I’m Not Going To Pretend That I’m Poor To Be Accepted By You." [Thought Catalog]

14. "I am learning how to learn." —Tal Fortgang, author of "Checking My Privilege: Character as the Basis of Privilege" [NYT]

13. "I love Korea. Im sorry" —Justin Bieber, after he posted photos of his visit to a Japanese war memorial widely understood by other Pacific [...]


A Model In How To Apologize

My first reaction upon seeing this Gizmodo post that a computer-nerd friend sent me was: that other computer nerd at Gizmodo is totally biting my style! Apologizing to people is my schtick! But it's very touching and has nothing to do with me (as shocking as that may that seem) and is exactly the right thing to do when you discover that you've made a terrible mistake. Seriously. It's great. Everyone else should read it, too. "I Am Very Sorry, Segway Stroller Lady," it's called. It begins, "You might remember this post three years ago in which I laughed at a woman on a Segway pushing [...]