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Catholic Congresscritter Bravely Faces the Applause of the Conservative Francis-Haters

Catholic Congresscritter Bravely Faces the Applause of the Conservative Francis-Haters September 18, 2015

Boycotts the Pope’s address to Congress because he and his Frankenstein base (the same sort of people who seriously believe that Trump is–I am not making this up–“trustworthy, empathetic, and well-suited to the Presidency“) believe that listening to people you disagree with and thinking new thoughts turns you gay.

Here’s the thing: When a subculture demonstrates such an immense capacity to be so spectacularly and visible-from-space wrong about so much so many times for so long while demanding to be taken seriously about its “prudential judgments” in dissent from the Church’s guidance, a sensible response is “I will take your prudential judgments seriously when you demonstrate a single solitary ounce of prudence.”

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