Apologising is tough work. Most of us are hard wired to defend our actions, even when deep down inside we know we were wrong.
There are certainly historical precedents that show politicians are reluctant - to the point of childish stubbornness - when it comes to saying sorry.
So here’s to Opposition immigration spokesman Scott Morrison, who this morning apologised for his “insensitive” comments questioning whether we should foot the bill for families to attend the funerals of those who died in the Christmas Island boat tragedy.
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