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“Dear Blogs, old fruit, this week has been terribly distressing. I’m choked by the tragedy in Nias, and will step up my requests to my colleagues for similar sacrifices. The Pope has, as you know, died, Terri Shiavo has died and fault is being found with economic management in this beloved country. Actually the latter is not so bad as you-know-who is being redefined as responsible for that. I’ve been telling a lot of people about the Costello Complacency.

“I’ve actually been very heartened by the coverage of the Pope’s illness and eventual passing. Both the opportunities to tackle vital issues (most of which have been lost, according to his critics) and the very length of his papacy are insprations for me. I will watch the machinations of the succession process for any pointers. The idea of turning Peter into wisps of blue smoke is very appealing.”


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