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Chris -- 2011-03-08
and three months later
OK…uh…(gulp) I was wrong. Mea gulpa.
There is a chance Oprah will invite him back on the show to exlain himself, to apologize, to break down and cry maybe on national TV and tell her and viewers why he felt he had to lie about his life story. Some people connected to the movie are hoping Oprah will give him a chance, not to redeem himself, but to explain himself, in a much anticipated mea gulpa.
He was a Cato defending himself; for 40 minutes he held the House breathless, and at last sat down, but not before he had wished his successor better luck, and burst into tears. I have never been so moved by a speech. It may have been only a Mea Gulpa; but to me it was more