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Archbishop Chaput of Colorado

The New York Times ran a story that suggested that he thought it was a sin to vote for John Kerry (registration required). The archbishop has posted the transcript of the interview, which appears to take a more nuanced (and more defensible) line than that. I wouldn’t say that the Times account is deliberately misleading–some of the distinctions involved seem to be rather difficult for people to grasp.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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