June 17, 2015

Rushbo isn't happy about Pope Francis' latest encyclical concerning climate change, so he stomped his hooves and called the Pope the "M" Word.

If only someone cared what Rush Limbaugh thinks. At this point, it's just fun to poke at the beast and see how it whines.

Look, folks, you know, I hate saying I told you so all the time. But when it needs to be said, I do not shrink from it. Did not I tell you early on that Pope Francis...? Remember this? Early on he started attacking capitalism using Democrat Party language. "Unfettered capitalism." I said, "This guy sounds like a Marxist," and remember the ruckus that that caused?

The Vatican (without naming me, of course, 'cause I'm just a peon) started denying it left and right. "The Pope is not Marxist! This is an extreme characterization of the pontiff's remarks. There's no way." But I stood by it at the time. I caught a heck of a lot of grief from the Drive-By Media for pointing out early on that Il Papa sounded like a Marxist. Well, this global warming encyclical -- that may be Latin for "rant" -- seems to confirm it. (I'm just kidding. I'm just kidding. I know that encyclical is not Latin for "rant." I just watched Trump.)

But he doesn't even disguise it folks in this encyclical. Doesn't even disguise it! Every other word seems to be about how unfettered capitalism is destroying the world and how the rich countries have to give more money to the poor countries to make amends. I mean, that's -- call it what you want -- Marxism, socialism, what have you. But if this thing is real, then it leaves no doubt here what the political leanings or inclinations of the of the of the pontiff are.

And no one cares whether Rush Limbaugh has doubt or not, because for the Pope, this isn't a political thing. This is a stewardship issue, which is what it should be for every Christian. We inhabit this place, and we're called to be good stewards of its resources, and to take care of the people in it.

Why is that so difficult for Rush to understand?

I know why:

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