Some apology, the problem wasn't saying it or believing it, the problem was saying it in public.
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Student GOP leader resigns over Obama remark - Yahoo! News: "LaDuca said Monday that he regrets posting the comments and understands how they can be construed as racist. 'In hindsight, when you read it a second time, it's like, 'oops,'' he said. 'It was just a dumb move on my part to make a statement like that public.'"