So I guess it’s time for the not-so-pure-as-the-driven-snow Senator Vitter to grovel and beg for forgiveness. Apparently he started the process by emailing his supporters the day after he admitted that his telephone number turned up in the phone records of an escort service run by the D.C. Madam:
I write with great sadness, as well as great affection and respect for you as a friend, about disclosures that are appearing today in the media.
I have addressed this matter very directly (referring to the statement given to reporters), and deeply apologize again for letting you and others down. I also write today to say three other things.
First, thank you again for all the love and support you’ve always offered Wendy and myself. It is one of the greatest gifts we’ve been blessed with.
Second, our family will be fine, though we certainly appreciate your continuing thoughts and prayers. Those are a great comfort to all of us.
And third, I will live every day always striving to fully honor that friendship and those prayers.
My reply (even though I'm hardly a supporter):
Well Senator, I am truly glad to hear your family will be fine. I hate to see innocent people hurt by sanctimonious hypocrite blowhards. And you know sir, I know firsthand how that feels since you are one of those sanctimonious hypocrite blowhards who has been hurting my family by targeting one of my children with your stupid Federal Marriage Amendment and Sanctity of Marriage grandstanding.
So now that we know that this was just a big ole opportunity to snow-job your base, and that you really didn’t mean any of that Protect Marriage nonsense, how about we make a deal? You step down off your soapbox, stop blaming gays for ruining marriage, and maybe both our families can heal from the wounds you've inflicted.
How does that sound? Do we have a deal?