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Credit Guillen for Giving Real Apology

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How often does a public figure who has stepped into a big pile actually go before the public, say “I’m sorry,” and actually mean it?

Ozzie Guillen may have broken new ground.

It’s impossible to commend him for what he voluntarily stepped into, but you can commend him for this. If he was genuinely sincere, that is.

If he wasn’t, then the Marlins manager on Tuesday morning gave an acting performance that should lock up the next 10 Oscars. But in his hour of very public contrition in Miami, Guillen looked as if he truly got it.

This is what I did wrong, he said. This is who I hurt and how I hurt them. This is how...

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