I haven’t had much chance to comment on recent newsworthy events, but have finally seen fit to break the silence on by far the most scandalous of news stories. To quote and paraphrase Richard Dawkins (whom I greatly admire) and Christopher Hitchens (whom I consider a rancid wind-bag), Joseph Alois Ratzinger should be arrested.
And no he does not have the immunity of a head of state, because the Vatican is not a state, it’s a creation of Mussollini that is only an “observer” at the United Nations.
The pope is a leering old villain in a frock, who spent decades conspiring behind closed doors for the position he now holds; a man who believes he is infallible and acts the part; a man whose preaching of scientific falsehood is responsible for the deaths of countless AIDS victims in Africa; a man whose first instinct when his priests are caught with their pants down is to cover up the scandal and damn the young victims to silence.
This man is not above or outside the law. The institutionalized concealment of child rape is a crime under any law and demands not private ceremonies of repentance or church-funded payoffs, but justice and punishment.
Arrest the bugger. Goddamnit, arrest them all!