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Scandal Rocks the Catholic Church and the Guilty Plea of Michael Cohen


Townhall Review — September 1, 2018

Hugh Hewitt speaks with author Rod Dreher about the latest bombshell in the Catholic church; this time from a report written by a high-ranking Church official implicating the Vatican. Mike Gallagher tells the shocking details of a Cardinal downplaying the importance of this disturbing news. Michael Medved remembers former Vietnam war hero and P.O.W, Senator John McCain. Mike Gallagher exposes the media’s faulty news coverage of the Michael Cohen case, especially now that Lanny Davis, a former advisor to the Clintons during the 90s, admits that he misled the media. Dennis Prager looks at the Left’s desire to replace “toxic masculinity” with “Mr. Sensitive,” leaving nobody to fight evil. Hugh Hewitt turns to Chad Pecknold, a theologian and professor at Catholic University in Washington D.C., to discuss the deep corruption inside the Catholic church, and how Pope Francis, who is implicated, has not yet given a public response. Dennis Prager and Andrew McCarthy, Senior Editor at National Review, simplify the complex aspects of the Michael Cohen trial. Larry Elder and Los Angeles attorney Reeve Chudd give tribute to Aretha Franklin and her contribution to music, but also how important it is to have a last will and testament.

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Michael Medved: “Chappaquiddick”: A Powerful Reminder of Arrogance and Corruption


The new film “Chappaquiddick” depicts a searing scandal that changed the course of political history. As the only surviving brother in a storied dynasty, 37-year-old Senator Ted Kennedy looked like a sure bet for the Presidency in the Summer of 1969. But after leaving a boozy party with a 28-year-old female passenger, he drove his car off a bridge.

Inexplicably, he waited more than 9 hours before notifying local authorities who might have rescued the trapped young woman. The film highlights backstage manipulations, involving some of the nation’s most powerful figures, that rushed the victim’s burial without autopsy and treated Ted’s political survival as their all-important goal.

For those disgusted by today’s tawdry politics, “Chappaquiddick” provides a powerful reminder that corruption and arrogance have long afflicted American public life.

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