Like obsequious Mr. Collins, in Pride and Prejudice, I must allow that “I flatter myself,” of course, and ask the question in jest…sort of.
A portion of Rob Long’s satirical epistle from Former President Clinton to the College of Cardinals reads rollicking, but I am most pleased to see that my thought processes run along the lines of a bright guy like Long.
Or, as I wrote on April 8:
Speaking of which, President Bush seemed to go out of his way to minimize himself at this event – to make sure that nothing overshadowed the pope’s final tribute. He made himself unavailable for photos and photo-ops. As did his father. Former President Clinton however made himself as available as possible – allowing himself to be taped walking thoughtfully through a garden, being interviewed by Brian Williams.
That’s our Bill. The bride at every wedding, the corpse at every funeral. He’ll never change; it is who he is. But I sure am sick of watching the press gleefully enable his narcissism and feed it.
Funny things go through your head sometimes. When the crowd began to chant SANTO, I wondered if Clinton thought, “hell, I shoulda been pope! Now THERE is a legacy for ya!”