The news is often filled with cringe-worthy apologies that make a leader or a politician lose even more favor. Saying things like, "I'm sorry if you were hurt," or "I am sorry people were offended," comes across as phony and insincere. Such non-apology apologies do nothing to remedy the situation.
Cherry picking is a logical fallacy which occurs when someone focuses only on evidence which supports their stance, while ignoring evidence which contradicts it. For example, a person who engages in cherry picking might mention only a small number of studies out of all the studies which were published on a certain topic, in an attempt to make it look as if the scientific consensus matches their stance.
Whoever said "Love means never having to say you're sorry" must have been married to a stuffed unicorn. Or a plastic potted plant. Because if they were in a relationship with a human, that statement likely turned into "Love means I'm on a dirt road to divorce court because I never say I'm sorry."