The Pope Is Retiring—And Therefore?
It seems that those of us who are interested in what’s going on in what we laughingly refer to as the “Real World” will have to hold our water until news of the Pope’s retirement thoroughly soaks through.
Don’t get me wrong. News of Obama’s retirement would have me glued to the TV 24/7 between episodes of dancing in the streets. But the Pope’s? Really.
But, I hear, he’s the spiritual leader of millions. I would hope not millions of thinking people. And where is he leading them? Do they not have the basic intelligence to lead a moral and productive life without papal prodding? If not, not to worry: there will be another Pope along ere long. Just watch for the smoke.
I did enjoy the footage of the Pope meeting Queen Elizabeth. The sound was in Portuguese, but my translation went something like, “Liz, my hat may be as ridiculous as yours, but it IS higher.”
I suppose that this furor will eventually pass so that we can get back to the facts that reveal, via Benghazi, et al., that our treasured country is currently in the hands of egomaniacal, negligent, and ultimately highly dangerous amateurs.