A paragon of bad taste
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Apr 04, 2005
Even in announcing the death of a Pope beloved throughout the world, the New York Times manages an ill-mannered dig, promoting the liberal agenda.
In the last few weeks before his death, he deteriorated to the point where he seemed, as his spokesman once said, to be 'a soul pulling a body' - an example, his supporters said, of the dignity of old age and the value of suffering. Some critics said it was a symbol of a papacy in need of rejuvenation.Some critics: they are not named. Obviously they're the ones the Times correspondent has been talking to-- the ones who don't want to give their names.
Now here's my question: How many of those critics are below retirement age themselves? How many are the tired old anti-warhorses of the 1960? How many of them could stand a bit of rejuvenation? And how many of those "critics," who pride themselves on their appeal to the younger generation, are still waiting for the kids to join in singing Kumbaya-- and wondering why there were tens of thousands of teenagers in St. Peter's Square, praying, all weekend?
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