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By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture, April 26, 2023

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org.


“At this point,” writes David Samuels, “fact that Robert F. Kennedy is the country’s leading ‘conspiracy theorist’ alone qualifies him to be president.”

Samuels makes that curious claim in a long article for Tabletwhich is accompanied by a much longer interview with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who last week declared himself a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency. There is probably very little overlap between the readership of Tablet, “an online outlet about Jewish life and identity,” and that of the Catholic Culture site. Yet there may be an interesting convergence of ideas at work here. …

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