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Mottramism: Another Wavian Neologism?

The religious website Where Peter Is has posted an article defending Pope Francis against charges of “Mottramism” by his critics. The posting is by Nathan Turowsky and opens with this: Critics of Pope Francis on social media use many terms … Continue reading

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Rex Mottram Redux

In hisĀ American Conservative magazine weblog, Senior Editor Rod Dreher has cited Waugh’s character Rex Mottram from Brideshead Revisited in connection with recent actions of President Trump. Dreher had previously adoptedĀ the term “Mottramism,” originally coined by Canadian Blogger, Mark Cameron, who … Continue reading

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