Quote of the Day: Bob McDonnell

The failure to include any reference to slavery was a mistake, and for that I apologize to any fellow Virginian who has been offended or disappointed.... Slavery was an evil, vicious and inhumane practice which degraded human beings to property, and it has left a stain on the soul of this state and nation.

—Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, in a statement about his controversial proclamation naming April as Confederate History Month. Read the full statement here.