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Friday, August 20, 2010

Michael Winters lets us know just what kind of guy he is

Last night, one of my former students sent me a link to Michael Winters' blog at the National Catholic Reporter, where Winters has posted a response to my MoJ post about his most recent attack on me. Here is the link:  http://ncronline.org/blogs/distinctly-catholic/professor-george-ground-zero-mosque.  If anyone has the slightest doubt that what I said about Winters and his modus operandi is true, please open the link and see if you don't find what I said more than amply confirmed. Winters' own words fully reveal the kind of person he is.  He offers no apology for the ugly smears and taunts that prompted my criticisms of him.  He retracts nothing.  He admits no error.  On the contrary, he engages in more of his vile innuendo---suggesting that he merited no rebuke from me, and that I criticized him only because I am "hurting" from a family tragedy ("souls that are hurting tend to say hurtful things")---while purporting to applaud me for speaking up for religious liberty.  The comments following his post make it plain that his readers have no difficulty seeing through this ploy.  They are on to the guy.  Evidently, a few of them have been on to him for some time now.


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