There's no excuse for what I did - while some might try to use my inebriation as a mitigating factor, I put myself in that compromised mental state, and the guilt of that is entirely mine.
While the first paragraph focuses on his drunkeness, as opposed to what he said, it is in this line he states what he is at fault for, primarily. The main source of his guilt- being drunk enough to say that. And yet... long before he was drunk, long before the drinking even began, in the video made prior to the fanfest he said the exact same thing. And, in fact, went on to say that it was the basis of his entire talk.
However, I am remiss from having expected you gather it entirely from that, as I only gave you half of the story there. I SHOULD have included in that line as well a link I included for a different reason later on, which more specifically covered the point. It is here: http://pastebin.com/B7HCtBUE
my presentation was boring, I was hideously drunk, and I said something entirely regrettable. My apology upon my return was not a troll (though our in-game enemies are trying to imply it is just a calculated move); as a maniacal control freak, me getting that drunk leaves me with a foul opinion of myself and I wish I hadn't done as I had.
There is no question that I went too far and drank too much, and ignored advice that I shouldn't use that specific slide at all.
Every time he brings up the slide, or mentioning of it, alcohol is the primary focus of the discussion.
To further this a little, I am not the only person who took his statements as meaning the only reason he said it was because he was drunk. Let's quote a link that Zyzyx posted earlier in the thread:
Sorry, but the offending comment did not come at the end of a "dramatic" reading. It came near the end of the question and answer session as The Mittani tried to be cool in the way drunks will; with too much volume and thinking himself funny "ha-ha" instead of funny "let's lock him in the basement and not let him in public again." In other words, the remark was a spur of the moment brain-fart, not a planned part of the presentation.
Except, again, the slide was pre-made and in the youtube video I posted in my "fact check" post he specifically stated that he would say exactly what he did.
Anyhow, now that you brought it up my post was painfully barren of much of the information it required, at least for that particular part. I apologize for that.