According to Matt Stoller of MyDD, Sen. George Allen via his Karl Rove Jr./campaign manager Dick Wadhams has retracted his apology. Frankly it looks to me like Allen AKA “Mr. Macaca” never apologized in any way that seemed sincere or contrite. From the beginning, his first instinct was to apologize for being politically incorrect because he “made up a nickname.” He went on to say that any other “insinuations” were false. Which is a nasty and hostile word to use when apologizing. My favorite part of the original apology is the fact that Allen never refers to the victim of his little “joke” as a fellow Virginian or as a constituent yet chooses to remind us that S.R. Sidarth is still his enemy:

“Even though he has signed onto my opponent’s campaign, I look forward to seeing him on the trail ahead.”

No hard feelings, right monkey man? I mean, sh*thead? That’s just not apologizing. That’s racist. And no person of color was or is fooled. Watch as important voting blocs turn away from Allen and toward Webb this fall. I love it when someone is hoist on his own petard.

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