'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The new pope is a puzzle to nearly everybody, particularly to the politicians, pundits and other know-it-alls. He looks and sounds like a remnant of a previous time, thrown up in the squalid swamp of a trashy and superficial age. He's not at all hip and "with it." He's not interested in "moving forward," as in the current cliche. He projects humility and kindness and speaks of his Christian faith as if he really believes in the amazing grace of the Gospel. This makes the intellectual elites, and even some "holy men" of the various bureaucracies of modern Christendom, incredulous, nervous and embarrassed.
As readers of this column and viewers of Fox News Channel may know, I have not hesitated to criticize Gov. Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and the governor himself.
In 1984, Mario Cuomo pioneered the argument that one may be "personally opposed" to abortion, while supporting abortion rights.
President Barack Obama pitched for blue-collar jobs and then dashed for campaign cash on Wednesday, embarking on a three-day West Coast trip to haul in millions of dollars for his re-election bid.
Tonight's one of the nights groupies live for, the blatherfest called the State of the Union speech. Presidents usually exhaust their supply of cliches until the spring thaw. This year's cliche of choice is "civility," and it's a tired old chestnut already.
Can't hush Rush
Can't hush Rush
"The former governor of New York, Mario Cuomo, once said, 'You campaign in poetry.