Fake sincerity

Does David Fisher understand contrition? Sincerity? Perhaps Irony?


Readers may recall a few days ago when New Zealand Herald’s poster boy David Fisher tweeted an “apology”.   You know, the way you tweet breaking up, or that you lost your car keys.  Tweets are really moments for those important parts in your life, aren’t they?

No matter.  I never believed the sincerity of it, especially as he was sat on by his pay masters to stop being such an idiot, lest they have to invoke the “You may not do anything that brings your employer into disrepute” clause in his employment contract.   Read more »