What if President Bush would have said these words.
“I’M SORRY for the recent actions in Abu Ghurayb prison.”
Those 2 words could have done so much.
Instead he left it to Scott McClellan
MR. McCLELLAN: Well, we’ve already said that we’re sorry for what occurred, and we’re deeply sorry to the families and what they must be feeling and going through, as well. The President is sorry for what occurred and the pain that it has caused. It does not represent what America stands for. America stands for much better than what happened.
Q He didn’t think that was necessary to say in his own voice, with his own words?
MR. McCLELLAN: Well, again, he was — he was addressing the questions that were asked, but we’ve made it very clear that we are deeply sorry for what occurred”