George Weigel suggests reforming the College of Cardinals:
As configured on February 28 (when Benedict XVI’s abdication took effect), the College was a somewhat strange electorate, albeit one that produced a striking result. Almost 20 percent of its members were retired. Only eight cardinal-electors were under sixty-five years old (and half of the youngsters were Americans).
Also today, Matthew Hennessey critiques Glee’s view of Down syndrome:
When asked later by Coach Sue Sylvester (played by series star Jane Lynch) why she brought the gun to school, Becky says, “I was scared, Coach, about graduating, being out in the world with no one to protect me.” The observant will detect in these lines a hint of an emergent thought pattern that is gaining traction among abortion advocates.