The things that grow in water cannot bear fruit in dry and arid places. ~St. John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Ascent, Step 2
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Methadone for Politics: Pope
Living in DC, you become something of a politics addict. No surprise there; it's a well-known fact of life in the Beltway. I'm no exception. But watching and listening to Benedict read his address in his slippery, sibilant English to 25,000 Catholic young people in Yonkers -- and I mean really listening -- I realized, as I flipped the channel for a sec only to find Tim Russert's face bulging with rapture over yet another Clinton-Obama fracas, this presidential race is soooooo boring.