Liberal Catholics, taking care of their own
From the one-hand-washes-the-other department:
With straight faces, Georgetown officials will tell you that they’re not honoring Sebelius in order to thumb their noses at the Catholic hierarchy; they’re bringing her in to speak at commencement because she’s such a fine government official. And Commonweal is not honoring DeGioia for inviting Sebelius; they’re feting him because he’s such a fine university president.
If you’d like to get in on the game, you could present the staff of Commonweal with an award for courage in editorial judgment—not because they honored DiGioia, naturally, but because they put together such nicely polished prose.
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