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Maureen Dowd taken to task for inaccuracies, illogic

Catholic World News - May 02, 2012

In Catholic World Report, Carl Olson takes up the arduous task of pointing out all the errors of fact, logic, and syntax in a piece by New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd excoriating the Vatican. Olson’s analysis is, by necessity, a lengthy critique, but his findings are neatly summarized in a single sentence:

She is, in sum, a female Dan Brown, but without the bestsellers or the movies.

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  • Posted by: Gerry H - May. 02, 2012 7:26 PM ET USA

    All the screed that 's fit to print, from the paper that brought you Jayson Blair. As Fr. Neuhaus observed, to the NY Times, the only good Catholic is a bad Catholic.

  • Posted by: msorensen71798 - May. 02, 2012 6:55 PM ET USA

    Another neat summary he used to describe Ms. Dowd's latest contribution: "an audacious lack of reason and intellectual integrity". She may have jumped the shark with this one. It is that bad.

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