A healthy dose of realism

I find that I see things differently than Fr. Dwight Longenecker a bit more often than not. But his most recent blog post, “Abortion and Politics – The Plain Facts,” is full of good sense. It’s a healthy dose of realism in season of much unrealistic talk. The money quote, for me:

What response should a Catholic take? A Catholic should weigh up the two candidates and ask not so much which one will make the country exactly the way we want it to be, but which one will do less harm?

I’ve been wringing my hands in recent weeks over whether I might need to resort to voting for a third party candidate in the presidential election, just so I don’t have to feel grimy on election day. Fr. Longenecker’s post has provided an occasion for me to take a breath, relax a bit, and think, “Maybe not.”

The full piece is here.

Categories: abortion, politics | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. The Adventure Journal Theme.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 81 other followers

%d bloggers like this: