I mean, it gets worse. I mean -- oh, hell, go and read for yourself:
The late-middle-aged redhead at the centre of the top photo is Peggy Noonan, hack writer and genuine believer who really should know better. OTOH, if her retirement funds are as crapped out as everyone else's then I suppose a devout Catholic might as well go along with this sideshow. It can't make things worse, right?
Part I here.
(Aside: We're rearranging furniture to accommodate a long family visit, and my computer and modem will have to be moved and re-connected. Don't know just when it will happen or how long it will be until I'm back online. Don't fret, I will be back.)