It's been suggested that the President, who has met so often with Catholic leaders and reached out so aggressively to Catholic groups, and whose social views very closely reflect Catholic Orthodoxy, is actually America's first Catholic President. What do you think of that?This was a question posed by "Mark" to Dana Perino. "Mark" may be Mark Knoller of CBS, according to a few minutes of Googling, but it really doesn't matter: America already had a Catholic President. And not the way Bill Clinton was Black. An actual Catholic. His name was John Kennedy, and most White House reporters can undoubtedly tell you where they were when his presidency ended. Most people their age can.
But this "Mark" -- a veteran political reporter, like all White House correspondents are -- can't tell his ass from a hole in the ground. Ug.