Mollie Hemingway, writing at The Federalist, correctly chastises Sarah Palin for telling the National Rifle Association convention that "waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists." Everything about the comment is offensive in the extreme but what really caught my attention was how she set up the remark. Palin said, "If I were in charge..." Obviously, with that premise, whatever follows is likely to be delusional.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Demand nuclear disarmament, not deterrence
- The fear of real Roman Curia reform
- Violence, culture of impunity still plague El Salvador
- This issue's Special Section: Family Life
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by Laura Ieraci, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles
by Melissa Musick Nussbaum My Table Is Spread