: John Hinderaker thinks the press isn’t saying enough nice things about the pope. Dave Winer says they’re saying too many nice things in “an endless infomercial for the Catholic Church.”
: I just got off the phone with my sister, the Rev. Jarvis, and she and I both bemoaned Franklin Graham appearing on TV as the representative of Protestants.
Not only is he not a spokesman for Protestants, he’s a bad one. On Today yesterday, after he cooed about the pope, he was asked about the pope’s opposition to the war in Iraq. Graham said he does not know a minister on earth who is for war. So every minister opposed, say, World War II?
: More on media treatment of the pope below.