> > > > >http://SportToday.org/
> > > > > ? Astonishing. I didn't know the French Prime Minister had apologised
> > > > > to the New Zealand prime Minister over his deceit.
> > > > Couldn't do less, after the Kiwi Prime apologised to France for
> > > > Bastareaud's so-called roughing. Great to see both our PM had no more
> > > > pressing matters on their hands, wouldn't you say ?
> > > > > ? Interesting they should apologise for a lying rugby player but not
> > > > > ***ing Intelligence agents...
> > > > Come on, mate ! Be as good a fellow as this Teresa O'Connor :http://SportToday.org/
> > > > and get over it. As for this other sorry affair, seems you got a
> > > > "begrudging half-apology years later". You'll have to settle by that,
> > > > I'm afraid.
> > > Lol. I take it you actually didn't read, or understand Teresa
> > > O'Connor's column. The French do Irony, right?
> > > Two Dogs
> > They sure do. But I read Mrs O'Connor's column, and she looks quite
> > sincere to me in writing "I feel genuinely sorry for Mathieu and hope
> > that he does not have to pay for his indiscretion throughout his life
> > [...]. He's already paid enough." Do you think she wrote that tongue
> > in cheek ?
> ? That was genuine enough.
Good. That was the part I was refering to when writing "Be as good a
fellow as this Teresa O'Connor and get over it."
> But the pointy end ?of her column was that
> finally, after years of acting like 19th century colonial overlords in
> the South Pacific (nuclear atmospheric testing in someone else's back
> yard, government sponsored ***, ?the systematic*** and military
> action against civilians in New Caledonia, all in the last 30 years)
> they apologise officially for something as b***as a kid lying about
> getting beat up.
> ? That bit.
That was the part I had in mind when writing "As for this other sorry
affair [the Rainbow Warrior], seems you got a "begrudging half-apology
years later". You'll have to settle by that, I'm afraid."
I still fail to see what irony I missed in that column, but whatever.