There are actually a lot of thought provoking comments to that article, by the way.
Maybe President Obama should hold an apology conference and have the Rabbi and Ms Thomas over to the White House for a beer.
-- Someone named Paul
I also can suggest called "In Defense of Helen Thomas - On Apologizing to Apologists" that, likewise, is followed by many comments (from all points of view) that may help us all think through the issues involved.
UPDATE: A reader emailed me in response to this post and sent along the following link:
I read it with interest and had had many of the same thoughts myself. See what you think.