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Call Me “Apologist”

The Washington Post’s headline writer made a common mistake on Sunday. He confused “one who apologizes” with “apologist.” An easy mistake, no doubt, for most of us. Professional headline writers should know better. So should Glenn Kessler, the author of the WP story. The claim that Obama is an apologist for the nation began to take shape shortly after he became president. An apologist is “one who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something. Read more →