Preferential Option for Envy

Among those of a leftist political bent, it is worse to be known as rich than as an abortionist or an adulterer. For while the DNC fights for abortion and loves Bill Clinton, it continues the tired rhetoric of class hatred, notably in its platform: [Republicans] think that if we simply eliminate protections for families and consumers, let Wall Street write its own rules again, and cut taxes for th... More
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Envy: Why Catholics Should Care

My most recent post, “The Democrats’ Deadly Sin,” elicited a number of comments from readers, for which I’m grateful. One particular reader, however, had a couple of objections that I think merit a response. The reader objected that my post seemed too partisan and had little to do with Catholicism. On the first point, I don’t know that my post was “partisan.” For example, I stressed ... More
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The Democrats’ Deadly Sin

“Envy is sadness at another’s good,” wrote Fulton Sheen in Victory Over Vice. “In our time, envy has taken on an economic form.” What happens when an entire political party crafts its appeal and reelection strategy around envy? Sadly, the Democratic Party has been doing just that for a long time, and with renewed vigor under the presidency of Barack Obama. President Obama demands that ... More

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