As I exercised this morning at the health club I go to CNN was on as I toiled away doing things to my body more intense than any spiritual exercise or flagellation! But as far as I could tell from the reporting on CNN which made the Al Smith Dinner its lead story made no mention that this is hosted by the Catholic Archdiocese of New York as a fundraiser for charity in the Archdiocese. It was begun by Cardinal Spellman in light of Al Smith, a Catholic, who is the first Catholic to run for the Presidency but lost primarily because of anti-Catholic bigotry at the time.
Why wouldn't a major cable news network indicate the origin and reason for this dinner???????
Governor Mitt Romney: