Avoiding the obvious
From today's Boston Globe:
There is substantial documentary evidence that, at the time of his transfer, Boston church leaders knew Shanley had spoken favorably about sexual relations between men and boys, but it was not clear whether they also knew about child abuse accusations.
But it wouldn't have taken Sherlock Holmes to draw the inference, would it?
If you knew that I had been making speeches on the pleasures of tobacco, how surprised would you be to find a pack of Camels in my pocket?
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