Every parish and many priests can be idiosyncratic. Certainly in every parish there are individuals who are contrary and ideologically motivated. They are more political than religious. That’s especially true of progressive parishes.
But this article from the NCR has some truths in it, but why pick on traditionalist parishes when progressive parishes have similar problems but in a different ideological direction.
I think an antidote to much of this is that if Summorum Pontificum had been followed to the letter, that every parish would have at least one EF Mass and integrated into the normal parish community that celebrates both forms, everyone would be in this together not segregated.
Liberals might be nice warm and fuzzy people, nice to be around, but they embrace schismatic moral principles; conservatives can be mean-spirited at times and self righteous but they embrace the teachings of the Church although they may not live the most important two Greatest Commandments, love of God and love of neighbor.
Here’s the NCR article, press title: