So, today our friend Thucky aka Huppenthal treated the local press to a tearful apology for his comments, claiming he was deeply sorry for them.
Funny, just three weeks ago, he dared us to publish his comments. In a comment to my post, Breaking: Thucky to Stand In For Huppenthal at Next Debate, he laid down the gauntlet:
Thanks for looking up some of my comments and repeating them. They don’t embarrass me. In fact, a few of them are quite impressive. In fairness, why don’t you have Thucydides day and repeat all of my comments?
That’s not contrition your reading. It’s defiance.
So, why the sudden change of heart?
Could it be that the defiance evolves into contrition as the microphones of those calling him out get larger?
Laurie Roberts today asked the same question I did awhile back: Is Huppenthal sorry, or sorry he got caught. I know how I’d bet.