watching francis address congress. despite my extreme skepticism of religious hierarchy, even i am moved, though i am not, unlike boehner, biden, rubio, and others, crying. (never seen anything quite like that.) he has appealed for an end to political polarization, for decency toward immigrants, and so on.
he paid tribute to dorothy day. that there is an anarchist, baby.
earlier on cnn, donna brazile and anna navarro, left and right political consultants, insisted that francis falls outside the left-right spectrum or "our little political disagreements." for heaven's sake let that teach you something about the left-right spectrum, about the miserable limitations of the activities in which you yourself are engaged.