Last week, after being schooled on the facts, Sarah Silverman deleted the above N-word tweet about Texas Governor Rick Perry. Actually, Silverman deleted three tweets:

After being taken to the woodshed, Silverman tried to explain herself, and started off with this:

Following that, Silverman wrote two more tweets, and then didn’t even take her own advice about worrying less about words, because those tweets have now also been deleted (though Twitchy is forever):

Silverman has proven herself correct in one aspect: She certainly does like to edit stinkers, or else she’d do a little more thinking before clicking the “tweet” button.