Reader: Blame Bush for bad 2012 field, Brownback enacting Tea Party policies in Kansas, The coming Latino majority

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on.

Don’t like the 2012 Republican presidential field? Blame George W. Bush, says conservative columnist Philip Klein.

Do you still support Herman Cain-style harsh anti-immigration rhetoric? Here’s your wake up call: “The Coming Latino Majority” in the U.S. Catholic Church.

Democrats are collecting signatures at a feverish pace to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. But there are reasons for Republicans to be optimistic in Wisconsin, says the National Journal.

A new book on Margaret Sanger attempts to airbrush her eugenicist sins from history, note Chuck Donovan and Nora Sullivan.

“The Crisis of The Church Is the Crisis of Faith,” says Pope Benedict XVI in his “Year in Review” talk to Curial chiefs.

Governor Sam Brownback is putting Tea Party principles into effect in Kansas, says the Washington Post.

“There are at least three reasons to hold a candidate’s past infidelities against his candidacy … that forgiveness and repentance do not nullify,” says Ramesh Ponnuru.

The Minnesota Catholic Conference launches a pro-marriage website.

Dissident theologians threatened to resign, so Cardinal Pell called their bluff. You have to read this short story.



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