Tuesday, September 22, 2009

There's no consistency like politically convenient consistency

I don't know if the whole Berlusconi vs. Avvenire vs. L'Osservatore Romano vs. la Repubblica thing has made international headlines. I've mostly been ignoring it, but I thought this
The campaign of accusations against Berlusconi's private life was ignited in mid-June by his second wife – from whom he is separating – and above all by "la Repubblica," the leading newspaper of the Italian left, which, paradoxically, has always preached liberation from the bonds of Catholic morality.
was funny.

Ah the left: wouldn't know a principle if one jumped up and bit them on the nose.