Straw man sighted, sank same. E.J. Dionne makes an argument. handily ignoring cavalier treatment offered bishops’ envoys seeking to negotiate HHS issues, per Obama’s advice. RealClearPolitics – Catholicism Is Not the Tea Party at Prayer.
In which they were told take it or leave it. And what indeed about the self-insuring among Catholic institutions? And what of their being expected to go along with the wink-and-nod effect of having their insurers cover the cost of coverage?
It’s OK with Dionne if gummint makes them do it (such a problem in itself), he being convinced they will swallow the cost and not add it to what they charge their customers.
Cardinal George has a knack for over-top pronouncement, but that is no reason for Dionne to ignore problems that remain after the presidential “adjustment.”