on August 30th, 2006 at 12:00 am
I do not, frankly, care whether he's insecure.
I care whether he grabbed a fellow-writer's breast.
I think how he felt about his action afterwards speaks to his motive. There is, after all, a big difference between an inappropriate grope motivated by misguided tomfoolery and an inappropriate grope motivated by a genuine disrespect for the woman.
For which insecurity does not begin to be a pretext, far less an excuse.
I don't think anyone's calling it an excuse.