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August 05, 2003
Thought Experiment

An 11th-hour accusation of sexual impropriety has, for the time being, stalled the confirmation proceedings of an openly gay man to be the Episcopalian bishop of New Hampshire.

Some will call this a smear. Some are already calling this a smear.

I don't know... I suspect there's some legitimacy there - the accuser has nothing to gain. But let's look at it from a different angle:

How skeptical would you be if it were a Catholic priest being accused?
Can you say "double standard?" I knew you could.

Posted by Russ at 11:28 AM, August 5, 2003 in News

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