Ed Driscoll

"Our Lady of the Air Kiss"

This past week, after flying the reasonably friendly skies to the east coast, we linked to Tina Brown’s latest column, and compared her thoughts with Rod Dreher’s great “The Godless Party” essay from 2003. The Anchoress does a full-frontal fisking of it, and makes a great point, here:

There is a lot going on in [Brown’s] column – an admission that for the folks on the left the papal election meant nothing more than yet another political defeat. Just as they had deluded themselves on election day (a day on which Kerry