Bill Maher: Please Stop Apologizing

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THIS week, Robert De Niro made a joke about first ladies, and Newt Gingrich said it was 'inexcusable and the president should apologize for him.' Of course, if something is 'inexcusable,' an apology doesn't make any difference, but then again, neither does Newt Gingrich. Mr. De Niro was speaking at a fund-raiser with the first lady, Michelle Obama. Here's the joke: 'Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney. Now do you really think our country is ready for a white first lady?' The first lady's press secretary declared the joke 'inappropriate,' and Mr. De Niro said his remarks were 'not meant to offend.' So, as these things go, even if the terrible damage can never be undone, at least the healing can begin. And we can move on to the next time we choose sides and pretend to be outraged about nothing.

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