A note on honor, comity, and apology
Joanne B. Freeman
thinks that Representative Joe Wilson should have apologized to the House, and, she writes, "his comment reminds us that Congress has a long and storied
culture of apology, to go along with its long and storied culture of
insult -- and that the two traditions are inextricably bound together."
10:50 AM / September 19, 2009