Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Communists for Kerry has the sharpest take on mainstream-media clueless coverage of the papal election: a mock Time-magazine story on "a small chimney the Sistine Chapel in Rome." The piece concludes,

When the second blaze started crowds cheered. Such insensitive loudness in the face of tragedy, of course, could only come from vacationing American tourists, apparently Republican Red-Staters, once again putting American boorishness on display in front of refined Europeans. But when the elderly VCFD firemen reemerged, everyone gave a mighty cheer to one firefighter who, it seems, must have single-handedly quenched the flames.
[Another Dawn Patrol post or two to come in the early afternoon...]