8.5.09

How to short curcuit the Notre Dame scandal

A Solution to the Notre Dame-Obama Conflict

Human Events has posted this gem by Wendy Wright(1)

...In 2004, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a document called “Catholics in Public Life.” It forbids Catholic institutions from giving “awards, honors or platforms which would suggest support for their actions” to people who flout Catholic moral principles -- particularly on abortion.

In a strange coincidence, Barack Obama faces similar ethical guidelines. According to a Washington Post profile, Norm Eisen, “the guardian of Obama’s integrity,” (!) advises the administration on government ethics rules. Eisen the ethics czar crafted strict ethics reform. As the Post reports:

“No longer, he decided, could White House employees receive small gifts, honorary degrees or awards from lobbyists. (emphasis mine)...
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(1)Wendy Wright is President of Concerned Women for America (CWA.)

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