There is this great scene in the movie ‘The Incredibles’ when Buddy is pretending to be Mr. Incredible’s sidekick.

Police Officer: Wait. You mean he got away?
Mr. Incredible: Uh-huh. [gestures to Buddy sitting angrily in the car] Skippy here made sure of that.
Young Buddy: IncrediBoy!
Mr. Incredible: You’re not affiliated with me!

When I first heard of the antics of Father Andrea Maggi, a parish priest in Northern Italy, I yelled to no one “You’re not affiliated with me!”

I have defended the right of well meaning people to disagree with the Pope’s prudential decision to resign. What I don’t defend is the asshattery disguised as disagreement.
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