The Los Angeles Times story is so over-the-top supportive that it was downright soppy.
It paints a word picture of a politician on the rack, a “former Jesuit seminary student” who was riven by a heart-wrenching moral conundrum. I could almost hear the violins playing and see the sunset … except for the raw truth of what this politician/martyr had done.
“I have considered the theological and religious perspectives that any deliberate shortening of one’s life is sinful,” he said.
Nice phrase that; “deliberate shortening of a life.” Not only did this politician ply all his political arts to evoke sympathy for himself as he did the unthinkable, he created a new euphemism for the doing of it...READ MORE