Rude Language in Personal Apologies for a Political Event (Elizabeth Riddle / Mai Kuha)
Rude Language in Personal Apologies for a Political Event
Over 4,000 Americans posted personal apologies at sorryeverybody.com for George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election as president. These apologies generally include a core speech act (“I’m sorry”), supporting moves such as statements of problem (“We let America down”), and promises of repair (“We’ll fix this”), along with disapproval of Bush and his supporters.
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