Sherrod, who watched the briefing, immediately responded on CNN that "it makes me feel better that the apology is finally happening." "I accept their apology," she said.
Well there you have it. Apology tendered, apology accepted. Now all that's left to do is for Sherrod to accept the deputy directorship of the agency and begin negotiations on the books rights and the movie.
Meanwhile, the overall reality is once again ignored while the background noise and mantra once again rises to a crescendo and drowns out all but the desired and socially acceptable conversations.