Strange.
We’ve had a new Pope for 10 hours or so now, 78 year old Joseph
Ratzinger – and no-one’s made the obvious joke at Peter Costello’s
expense. Meanwhile, we also have a virtually unbeatable contender for
the title of Stupidest Press Release of 2005:

Greens lobby Vatican to reject Pell

Following
reports that George Pell, the Arch bishop of Sydney, has emerged as a
dark horse to become the next Pope, Greens MP Lee Rhiannon has written
to the Vatican urging the Catholic Church to deny the ultra
conservative leader a promotion to head the church…

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