Shame on the editors of the National Catholic Reporter.

Position:WHILE WE'RE AT IT - A review of Michael Novak's 'Writing from Left to Right' - Brief article
 
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Shame on the editors of the National Catholic Reporter. Not only did they publish a rebarbative review of Michael Novak's memoir, Writing from Left to Right, they gave it a nasty, mean-spirited title: "Novak memoir written from crass superficial thinking." The reviewer, Michael Sean Winters, aspires to be the next Garry Wills. Novak's writing is "not only thin, but sometimes obscene." "An enthusiast, not a thinker," he suffers from a "lack of inquisitiveness."

One passage in particular exemplifies the slanderous spirit of the review: "Novak perfectly epitomizes the blindness of Catholic neocons when it comes to their slavish idolatry of markets, writing, 'Lower tax rates...

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