It has taken less than 24 hours for Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman to retract her view that the government should apologise for the Iraq war. In the process, she has also trashed her view that the government should stop spinning.
Unfortunately for Harman, the BBC is comparing her denial that she called for an apology with what she actually said on the Newsnight "hustings". It's not rocket science and all media should do this more often. The Guardian recently did the same to England cricket captain Michael Vaughn.