Sen. Specter Apologizes For Telling Polish Jokes
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Senator Arlen Specter says he's sorry for the jokes he told at a lunch in New York. He was giving a little speech. So, of course, he lightened the mood with a couple of Polish jokes. One was about the guy who tells a Polish joke, but promises to tell it slowly so his Polish listener can understand. After the New York Post reported these jokes, Specter apologized to Polish groups. The news organizations that covered the incident included Polish radio. It's Morning Edition.
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