From “Roma locuta est, causa finita est” (Rome has spoken , that settles it” to “Populus . . . ” (The people have spoken . . . ), opines a Notre Dame philosophy prof in NY Times. via Birth Control, Bishops and Religious Authority – NYTimes.com.
Or as the Cardinal Newman Society writer has it, Jesus told Peter, “upon this poll I will build my Church.”
And that man in the White House has decided to take this poll.
I do not recall his being asked, however.