By Smitty (thanks: Dan Collins)
The Vatican has quietly rejected at least three of President Obama's candidates to serve as U.S. ambassador to the Holy See because they support abortion, and the White House might be running out of time to find an acceptable envoy before Mr. Obama travels to Rome in July, when he hopes to meet Pope Benedict XVI.
Yeah, smart diplomacy: yeah.
UPDATE II (RSM): Also linked by Tigerhawk, Little Miss Attila, No Sheeples Here. and Please Hit The Tip Jar. (OK, "Please Hit The Tip Jar" is not the name of a blog, but perhaps it should be.)
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