Kind of like CS Lewis’ Screwtape Letters set in the contemporary political landscape.
My favorite bit: “Trump? No, I don’t have a deal with him. To be worth my time, my collaborators have to possess some reservoir of decency they can surrender. If there were anything in it for me, believe me I’d get it. He’s a worse negotiator than you are.”
This piece and the one it examines and expands on are both must reads. American Catholics need to stop defining themselves using the framework received from the political system.we live in. If we are faithful, we are neither wholly liberal nor conservative, democrat nor republican. To become deeply entrenched in either side of these dichotomies greatly diminishes our Christian witness.
1/ 48 hours away from a vote on a health care reform bill no one has seen. Let us count thy things that are still totally unknown.
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) July 24, 2017