The Corner

Sympathy for the Pope

Whatever the rights and wrongs of what I suppose we’re going to start calling “Pope-gate,” the Pope surely has the sympathies of all the columnists, commentators, and pundits in the world, pretty much all of whom have found themselves at some point in their careers shouting “THAT’S NOT WHAT I MEANT AT ALL!” into a roaring gale of whipped-up outrage.