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Predictable Pope-Smearing Ensues

HoovervilleFollies Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 8:45 PM
Yeah, homer, I guess that accounts for all the viral-email-style myths that rattle around the Wingnutosphere as if they have been granted eternal life.
homernoble Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 11:10 PM
Eternal life? You missed the point entirely which is not surprising.

I am not a Catholic, but I find the concerted efforts to smear various Popes to be disgusting and contemptible.  In the case of Pope Francis, according to the Vatican, anti-clerical left-wing outlets are trying to accuse him -- without any evidence -- of wrongdoing during the reign of a military junta from 1976-1983.  

Left-wingers in the United States responded predictably, with Michael Moore tweeting out a picture later revealed as a hoax, purportedly of Pope Francis offering communion to an Argentine dictator (to his credit, Moore issued a correction).

It should be obvious that the attacks have...