Letters : Opinion : For Mr. Sterling’s apology, I apologize

I apologize for this column. If I hadn’t been duped, I’m quite sure I wouldn’t be typing these words. I’m not really like this. I’m Someone Much Better, a person you’d like if you just forgave me one tiny mistake. As we consider Donald Sterling’s muddled apology (and mine), a couple of reminders are in order. Not all apologies are equal – and forgiveness doesn’t eradicate the need for consequences. Mr. Sterling might like us to forget these truths. …

There’s a choice that might actually be redemptive.


Greg Spencer is Professor of Communication Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more

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