Barack Obama is apologizing to a Michigan TV reporter for calling her "sweetie."
Detroit correspondent Peggy Agar shouted a question to the Democratic front-runner during a campaign stop yesterday at a Chrysler plant in suburban Sterling Heights. She asked what he plans to do to help American autoworkers. And Obama shot back, "Hold on one second, sweetie," telling her there'd be a news conference later.
He later left Agar a voice mail message, apologizing for not getting back to her.
Obama also told her he has a bad habit of calling people "sweetie." The message adds: "I mean no disrespect, so I am duly chastened on that front."
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.