In response to:

Oprah Hosts Obama's Mia Culpa 2020

Davole Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 10:38 AM
Soleil ... - You may rightly choose to speak Latin, whereas Terry Paulson has chosen to speak Italian - so what - are you trying to mandate language censorship? Ciao!
Roy323 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 12:42 AM
sn-HORSE FEATHERS!! (that's Hill Billy garbage) Just kiddin!
Soleil Noir Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 12:57 PM
No, just idiocy censorship -- the use of the phrase "mea culpa" has a tradition that extends back some 500+ years. Simply stated, no one cares what the Italian translation is, because it's not part of the Anglo-European zeitgeist.

Imagine a day President Obama enters Oprah Winfrey's public confessional:

Oprah: As you know Mr. President, I was one of your supporters. This is a difficult interview for me. Americans have many questions. Let's begin by going back to the start of your second term.

It was a time of partisan division--the fiscal cliff and the debt limit fights. The economic recovery was anemic at best. Your calls for unity in confronting those challenges were fervent. You talked about a "balanced" budgeting approach but, as we came to see, your "balanced" cuts weren't cuts at all. When the unfunded off-budget liabilities...