For the “can’t make this up if we tried” file, the New York Times turned the ongoing sex-abuse crisis in the Catholic church into “Conservatives pounce” because Pope Francis has been vocal on climate change, poverty and such:

What were they thinking?

This is not a liberal-conservative story:

It’s a bad look for the Times:

Because this is exactly what it looks and sounds like:

Well, we don’t take them seriously:

But don’t take our word for it. Here’s the crowd in St. Peter’s Square in Rome chanting, “Vi-ga-nò!” before the pope’s appearance. Viganò refers to Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò who accused Pope Francis of knowing about the U.S. abuse scandal and that he did nothing about it:

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