Monday, January 13, 2014

Breaking news: the Pope is Catholic

The Promise : Pope Francis
The Promise : Pope Francis (Photo credit: Howdy, I'm H. Michael Karshis)

Media organisms that worked so hard to cast Pope Francis as a left-leaning Man of the Year type of Pontiff are reeling in shock from the discovery that he is, in fact, Catholic, and therefore does not approve of abortion.  In fact, he went so far as to criticize abortion as emblematic of a “throwaway culture” that treats far too much human life as disposable.
This earned Pope Francis a hilariously ignorant and biased headline from Reuters: “Pope, after conservatives’ criticism, calls abortion ‘horrific.’”  
Oh, my God, those rascally conservatives actually bullied Pope Hippie McCoolsville into saying abortion is wrong!  And he was just one anti-capitalist diatribe away from earning his choice of fabulous prizes from the Left: a permanent column at the New York Times, tenured professorship at a major university, or a seat on Barack Obama’s economics council!

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