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Here’s the FT’s view, in a blog, on the amazing story in which the the European Commission (EC) has to publish a public apology that it is not racist.

The EU takes on the world (and then doesn’t) | Brussels blog | News on the European Union from the Financial Times – FT.com.

Here’s the wording of the public apology from the EC:

“The clip was absolutely not intended to be racist and we obviously regret that it has been perceived in this way. We apologise to anyone who may have felt offended.”