"And through all of the heartache, and the attention, and the embarrassment, I still feel like I did the right thing [in fighting the blackmail], and now also, because what can it hurt, once again I'd like to apologize to the former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin. I'm terribly, terribly sorry. So there we go," he added to cheers from the crowd.I still think Dave Letterman is a swine. And I'm still tempted to say, "Apology accepted, Captain Needa."
But that gesture is a small, small start.