Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.
Acceptable copy for the Grey Lady:
Doubtless, somebody will shout “But Spencer and Geller are bomb-throwing Muslim baiters!”
Okay. Let’s grant that for the sake of argument. And your point is what? All they did was take the copy of the original ad and tweak it slightly to demonstrate that the original ad was written by bomb-throwing Catholic baiters. And the alleged standard-bearer in American journalism had no problem with that and ran it.
The NY Times: Champions of Anti-Catholicism as the Last Acceptable Prejudice in America.