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Methinks the media protest too much

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Jan 17, 2014

If someone stands on a public sidewalk, praying quietly, and occasionally offering help to passersby, what do you call her?

A protester.

Check the 2nd photo (scroll down a bit) in this Wall Street Journal story about the McCullen v. Coakley Supreme Court case. And this is the Wall Street Journal; many other papers are far more biased in their coverage.

When a Boy Scout helps an old lady cross the street, what is he protesting?

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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