Monday, May 18, 2009

Post Post-Mortem: Obama's Notre Dame Appearance

As I said earlier today, I realize we play right into the hands of those who are manufacturing the bogus Catholics-vs.-Obama meme, in continuing to discuss the president's appearance at Notre Dame yesterday. And I also said earlier today that I had wrapped up my commentary.

But the outpouring of published statements about what took place at Notre Dame yesterday--the vast majority of them from the right--as this day goes on demands attention. Go to Google news and look at the list of articles about Obama and Notre Dame, and you'll see what I mean.

I have several observations about this outpouring of right-wing vitriol (and outright lies) about yesterday's event: