Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington, appeared on Fox News Sunday yesterday (video below). FNS host Chris Wallace and Wuerl discussed the 12 lawsuits brought by 43 Catholic institutions against officers of the Obama administration seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against the “preventive services” mandate promulgated (and to be promulgated) by the administration. The complaint in one of the 12 lawsuits — University of Notre Dame v. Sebelius — has been posted online.
Wallace noted in the interview that the national networks have devoted a total of 19 seconds of news coverage to the lawsuits. A highly effective version of the Cone of Silence has descended over the lawsuits. Wallace also pursued a line of inquiry straight out of E.J. Dionne’s moronic Washington Post column that I discussed here.
UPDATE: Video link fixed. Sorry!