Anti-Catholics & Elitist Bigots

Anti-Catholics & Elitist Bigots


By Patrick J. Buchanan
Friday – October 14, 2016

Will Hillary Clinton clean out the nest of anti-Catholic bigots in her inner circle? Or is anti-Catholicism acceptable in her crowd?

In a 2011 email on which Clinton campaign chief John Podesta was copied, John Halpin, a fellow at the Center for American Progress that Podesta founded, trashed Rupert Murdoch for raising his kids in a misogynist religion.

The most “powerful elements” in the conservative movement are Catholic, railed Halpin: “It’s an amazing bastardization of the faith. They must be attracted to the systematic thought and severely backward gender relations…”

Clinton spokesperson Jennifer Palmieri agreed: “I imagine they think it is the most socially acceptable politically conservative religion. Their rich friends wouldn’t understand if they become evangelical.”

“Excellent point,” replied Halpin. “They can throw around ‘Thomistic’ thought and ‘subsidiarity’ and sound sophisticated because no one knows what the hell they are talking about.”

What the pair is mocking here are both the faith decisions of the Murdoch family and traditional Catholic beliefs and social teaching.

This is a pristine example of the anti-Catholicism that historian Arthur Schlesinger Sr., called “the deepest-held bias in the history of the American people.”

In another email in this latest document dump from WikiLeaks, writes Ben Wolfgang of The Washington Times, Podesta and Neera Tanden, the president of the Center for American Progress, mocked the Miss America pageant, because so many finalists are Southern girls and young women.

Said Podesta, “Do you think it’s weird that of the 15 finalists in the Miss America, 10 came from the 11 states of the CSA?”

The CSA would be the Confederate States of America.

“Not at all,” says Tanden, “I would imagine the only people who watch it are from the confederacy and by now they know that so they’ve rigged the thing in their honor.”

In another email, Podesta himself uses the sort of language liberals once said disqualified Nixon from staying on as president — regarding former Governor Bill Richardson. Podesta refers to him and other Hispanics whom he is trying to court for Clinton as “needy Latinos.”

What these emails reveal is the sneering contempt of liberal elites for Catholics, Evangelical Christians, Southerners, and even Hispanics loyal to them. And the contents of these emails correlate with the revealed bigotries of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

In September, Clinton told a gathering of rich contributors at a gay rights fundraiser in New York City:

“[Y]ou could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables.’ Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic — you name it.”

Responding to the cheers and laughter, Clinton went on, “Now, some of those folks — they are irredeemable, but thankfully they are not America.”

What Clinton said to the LGBT partisans echoed what Obama told rich contributors in San Francisco in 2008, who wondered why he was not doing better in Pennsylvania.

“You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and … the jobs have been gone now for 25 years. … And it’s not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.”

Obama was saying that when small-town Pennsylvanians fall behind, they blame others and revert to their bibles, bigotries and guns.

Yet Obama has never explained what caused him to sit content for 20 years — and be married and have his daughters baptized — in the church of a ranting racist like Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who, at the time of 9/11, roared from his pulpit “God Damn America!”

What so attracted Barack Obama to Rev. Wright’s bigotry?

These latest emails confirm what we already knew.

Our elites, who are forever charging others with “racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia,” are steeped in their own bigotries — toward Southerners, conservatives, Middle Americans, Evangelical Christians, and traditionalist Catholics — the “irredeemables.”

Though the election is still a month off, the campaign of 2016 has already done irreparable damage to the American establishment.

Its roots in the nation it purports to lead have been attenuated if not severed. It has shown the world a portrait of American democracy at its apex that approaches the repellent.

Through the savagery of its attacks on those who have risen up against it, the establishment has stripped itself of all claim to be the moral leader of American society. Its moral authority is gone.

Even if Clinton wins, it can no longer credibly speak for America.

As for the national press corps — the Fourth Estate — it has been compromised, its credibility crippled, as some of the greatest of the press institutions have nakedly shilled for the regime candidate, while others have been exposed as propagandists or corrupt collaborators posturing as objective reporters.

What institution in America today, besides the military, enjoys national respect? And if people do not respect the regime, if they believe it acts in its own cold interest rather than the nation’s, why should they respect or follow its leadership?

We have entered uncharted waters.

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8 comments on “Anti-Catholics & Elitist Bigots

  1. These liberals demonstrate that they are illiterate on the theology, philosophy, and social teaching of Catholicism, yet they assume a condescending and smug attitude of contempt reminiscent of crude and vulgar anti-Catholicism from America’s dark past. Is this what the virtue-signaling crowd would like to see rule America from the White House??? Really???

  2. These Alinskyite Marxist clowns on Hillary’s team are more worried about the Catholic Church than they are about ISIS. They’re more angry at the Catholic Church. Totally insane.

  3. Robin: Gosh, Batman, it sounds like they really dislike Catholics. Like they’re worried more about the Catholic Church than ISIS.

    Batman: They are showing their bigotry and ignorance.

    Robin: But while they’re targeting Trump, why are they uninterested in the randy antics of that liberal pervert Bill Clinton? Didn’t he actually rape women, Batman?

    Batman: Liberal perverts help to cover up such crimes. Perhaps because deep down they love being perverted and enjoy promoting perversion in Hollywood and the media. Liberals have no intention of stopping the gravy train for perversion, Robin.

    Robin: But why did Bill Cosby get busted, but not Bill Clinton?

    Batman: It took a long time to bust Bill Cosby.

    Robin: But why aren’t the liberal media interested in interviewing Clinton’s victims and reporting on Hillary’s efforts to tarnish and silence them?

    Batman: Well, Robin, it’s very simple. It’s because Bill Clinton supports abortion. He actually helped Jennifer Flowers pay for an abortion. But it is also because they know that Bill Clinton is a swinger who goes in for kinky and perverted sex which liberal perverts seek to promote through sex education courses in public schools controlled by secular humanists.

    Robin: That sounds pretty twisted, Batman.

    Batman: It will get much worse if that abnormal woman and her totalitarian Marxist henchmen are given the keys to the White House to impose their obscene anti-Christian agenda. They trashed Monica Lewinksy as a psycho stalker when Bill was finished using her. They will do to America what they tried to do to Monica.

    Robin: That sounds pretty scary, Batman.

    Batman: These are not nice people, Robin.

  4. Robin: I still don’t understand why Bill Clinton has a “Get Out of Jail Free” card for rape, Batman.

    Batman: Well, as an initiated Illuminati freemason trained by the globalist elite to be one of their puppets, he is allowed to do a LOT of things that ordinary American citizens would be sent to jail for doing. Just like his Alinskyite Illuminati buddy, Obama. As they seek to impose global population control their crimes will become much worse.

  5. Michael J. Gaynor
    October 14, 2016

    Wendy Long Exposes Anti-Catholic Bigotry in Elite NYC Private School

    Wikileaks has ripped the lid off the anti-Catholic bigotry that is not limited to Hillary Clinton and her political advisors.

    On October 13, 2016, Wendy Long, the New York nominee for U.S. Senate of the Republican, Conservative, and Reform parties, shared a distressing personal story of bigotry at an elite New York City private school. Since she kept an email about it sent to her by mistake, I doubt she will be disputed.Wikileaks has ripped the lid off the anti-Catholic bigotry that is not limited to Hillary Clinton and her political advisors.

    Apparently inspired by recently disclosed Clinton World email demonstrating hostility toward faithful Christians, Long stated:

    “There are many reasons to be thankful for Wikileaks, and perhaps the most important yet is for pointing out the ignorant bigotry that today’s purported elites have when it comes to traditional Catholicism and Christianity in general. As noted in emails between John Halpin and John Podesta, members of the Democrat political class have disdain for those who believe and follow Church teachings.

    “Unfortunately, it is something I know too well from personal experience.

    “When my son was in Seventh Grade at St. Bernard’s School in Manhattan, I was shocked to see his human biology class ‘text.’ He and his classmates were forced [to] read aloud in class material that misrepresented Catholic teaching on human sexuality. Forcing students to read aloud material that denigrates their faith constitutes indoctrination.

    “When I pointed out to the school that the text misrepresented Catholic teaching on human sexuality, the school, which counts the late Cardinal Avery Dulles among its alumni, resisted my attempts to even discuss and correct it. When I sent excerpts from the Catholic Catechism in an attempt to show why the text was wrong, I was mistakenly copied on an email (which I have retained) from a senior member of the school stating that, in light of my persisting, he would tell our family that it was time to find a new school. This at an institution that purports not to discriminate on the basis of religion.

    “The cultural elite in this country — the Democrat Party, big media, big corporations, and our schools, from nursery school through universities — is on a mission to wipe traditional religion from America, which the Founders acknowledged was established on God’s natural law.

    “Wikileaks has ripped the lid off the anti-Catholic bigotry that is not limited to Hillary Clinton and her political advisors. Unfortunately, bigotry towards traditional Jews and Christians is the last socially acceptable form of bigotry among the elites of the Acela corridor.”

    The Acela corridor runs between Washington, D,C, and Boston and includes Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City.

    Michael J. Gaynor has been practicing law in New York since 1973. A former partner at Fulton, Duncombe & Rowe and Gaynor & Bass, he is a solo practitioner admitted to practice in New York state and federal courts and an Association of the Bar of the City of New York member.

  6. Robin: Gosh, Batman, it’s easy to see the double standard that liberals use.

    Batman: I’m glad you can see that, Robin.

    Robin: But it’s a very strange double standard, Batman. If it’s wrong for Donald Trump to use bad language to objectify women’s bodies, why is it OK for Megyn Kelly to dress like a stripper on Fox News and to appear on the Howard Stern Show where women are regularly degraded in vulgar and crude ways?

    Batman: You ask a very good question, Robin, and one we should examine carefully.
    Why does that bother you?

    Robin: Well, isn’t it wrong to treat an occasion of sin casually as if it is something funny and amusing? Doesn’t that lead others into occasions of sin and make saying vulgar words seem trivial or entertaining?

    Batman: Just as dressing immodestly sends out invitations for fornication and adultery. Robin, you may be on to something important that often escapes the liberal mind drowning in immodesty and crude representations of human sexuality in the media.

    Robin: What should we do, Batman?

    Batman: You do have some Latin homework from Fordham Prep that you should be catching up on, don’t you?

    Robin: I do?

    Batman: It’s good that you will be focusing your mind on translating Cicero and Vergil and reviewing Latin case endings. Remember, Robin: whether civilization is saved or lost depends on learning the proper Latin case endings….

    • Conservative Fox News.

      I don’t have cable TV. Online is worse. I block images at Breitbart, Daily Caller and more. PM me if you want to know how to use Firefox to block images for a site, and how to use Adblock plus if the former fails.

    Don’t know if this is somewhere else but very long to post
    Wikileaks Confirms Rad Trad ‘Conspiracy Theory’: Catholic Church Infiltrated

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