By John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist - After a colossal failure in the midterms, the Republican Party desperately needs to overhaul its leadership. We can worry about 2024 later... Anyone who cares about the Republican Party needs to understand that the ongoing campaign to blame the midterms on Donald Trump and throw support behind Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for 2024 is a GOP establishment scheme to avoid responsibility for their own failures.
By Randall Smith, The Catholic Thing - The whole business of the “synod on synodality” is above my head. So I’m not sure how a synod on synodality, which one would have thought was about creating synods, ended up dominated by questions about women’s ordination, gay marriage, and clericalism. When you’re organizing a planning session to create structures to deal with various problems, you don’t start by trying to resolve all those problems.
By Steven Ertelt, Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews - Biden, “I don’t think they can expect much of anything other than we’re going to maintain our positions. I’m not going to get into more questions. I shouldn’t even have answered your question,” Biden said... “I don’t think there’s enough votes to codify [Roe], unless something happens unusual in the House. I think we’re going to get very close in the House. I think we’re going to be very close, but I don’t think we’re going to make it."
By Raymond Wolfe, LifeSiteNews - The USCCB is voting for its next president and vice president Tuesday morning, and some leadership candidates take the conference in a radical, leftward drift if elected... Of the ten candidates nominated by their fellow bishops for the USCCB’s top posts, a handful, including Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, have generally strong records of defending Church teaching....