It’s pretty clear that Austen Ivereigh considers Thomas Williams to be one of those Manichean Calvinists mentioned in the article

It’s pretty clear that Austen Ivereigh considers Thomas Williams to be one of those Manichean Calvinists mentioned in the article. His reasoning is based on a plain text reading of Breitbart News.
Thomas, for his part, launched into his normal strategy for discrediting an actual expert, such as an actual Catholic intellectual, by first accusing that person (Ivereigh) of having already done all the things Williams is going to do for the rest of the interview, thus rationalizing his doing them to the small percentage of his supporters who noticed.
This works because those three basement dwellers have still not noticed that Ivereigh hadn’t opened his mouth yet when Williams began his accusations.
I’m going to pull paragraph of Ivereigh’s because I’ve said all of this a lot over the years and have had it forced to mind by, nearly constantly by the blatant attempts to end my life and the lives of enormous numbers of working poor, in the form of sinful legislation put forward by alleged Catholics in both the state and federal governments.
“As we all know, the U.S. Catholic right for a long time has said that there are ‘non-negotiables’ such as abortion, but hey, climate change? That’s a prudential judgment. Immigration? That’s a prudential judgment. Small arms trade? No, that’s up you, it’s a matter of freedom. Death penalty? Also, somehow prudential. That’s what I mean about the ransacking of the Gospel, the political manipulation of Catholicism for ideological ends, and that’s exactly what this article called attention to.”

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