Sorry, so sorry

August 6, 2008

The beginning of a story about the Olympics:

Four US Olympic cyclists who caused an outcry when they arrived at Beijing airport wearing smog masks have today apologised to Games organisers.

The four – Mike Friedman, Bobby Lee, Sarah Hammer and Jennie Reed – said that they were wearing the masks because of pollution fears, a touchy subject for the Chinese authorities.

And the beginning of the very next sentence:

As the Chinese capital remains shrouded in smog today,

Now, that’s really sorry.

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