You thought Andrew Gilligan was in denial:

Some of my story was wrong, as I admitted at the inquiry, and I again apologise for it… …But the BBC collectively has been the victim of a grave injustice.

, but there’s always a French politician to put things in proportion. According to the BBC:

Juppé said that while he had made mistakes, he had been ‘stunned’ by the verdict… ‘I don’t believe I deserve this’

Of course, this part of the Beeb’s report might be wrong.