Excellency, Fiddlesticks!

“Any one of us here would consider it a privilege to die tomorrow–die tomorrow!–to bring about the end of abortion,” said Auxiliary Bishop Robert Hermann of St. Louis.

Chicago Tribune: Catholic bishops plan to forcefully confront Obama

That’s a moderate way of approaching the issue, your Excellency. It sounds as if he’s ready to strap on some ammo and walk into a clinic, for Christ’s sake! Reminds me of one of my favorite scenes from Caddyshack:

Tony D’Annunzio: Another Rob Roy, Bishop?
Bishop: You never ask a navy man if he’ll have another drink, because it’s nobody’s goddamned business how much he’s had already.
Judge Smails: Wrong, you’re drinking too much your Excellency.
Bishop: Excellency, fiddlesticks, my name’s Fred and I’m a man, same as you.
Judge Smails: You’re not a man, you’re a bishop, for God’s sakes.
Bishop: There is no God…

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