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Oh, The Irony

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A leading United States Catholic church figure, who has slammed the Irish government's Deputy Leader Leo Varadkar for being gay, attacked Irish clergy as weak, and dismissed decades of sex abuse scandals in Ireland's Catholic Church as "peripheral", is being investigated for sexual assault, after a church worker allegedly filmed him watching gay pornography.

Father George Rutler had made the comments about Fine Gael's Leo Varadkar, in March 2019, on EWTN, the global Catholic network, and slammed Ireland’s then-leader for “publicly living in perverse contempt for the sacrament of holy matrimony.”

The accusation comes from Ashley Gonzalez, a 22-year-old security guard who had just been hired as an overnight security guard by Rutler. She alleges that on Nov 4, at around 1.20 am, Rutler forcibly groped her, after she had filmed him late at night watching hardcore homosexual pornography on an office computer in the church rectory. The incident took place during Gonzalez’s second night on the job. ...

https://www.irishcentral.com/news/us-priest-varadkar-being-gay-arrested
 

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These contractors had a keen sense of irony.

Construction companies hired to help erect President Donald Trump’s southern border wall secretly helped armed Mexican nationals illegally cross into the U.S. and paid them to provide security at construction sites, according to a whistleblower complaint unsealed Friday.

Sullivan Land Services (SLS) and subcontractor Ultimate Concrete are accused in the complaint of having facilitated the illegal crossings, with Ultimate Concrete allegedly creating a dirt road to allow entry from Mexico into the U.S. and covering security cameras with construction trucks.
Both companies are alleged to have also intentionally overcharged the federal government for work on the wall, which has so far cost the U.S. more than $11 billion and is meant to prevent illegal crossings.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/mexican-guards-hired-patrol-border-wall_n_5fcf8112c5b63a153454d803
 

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A former Brexit Party MEP has died in a diving accident near his home in the Bahamas.
Robert Rowland, 54, represented the south east of England at the European Parliament from July 2019 until January 2020.
Safe BBC News link -

Robert Rowland: Former Brexit MEP dies in Bahamas diving accident

The very savage irony here is that in mid-2019 Rowland made public remarks about sending warships to sink foreign fishing boats in British waters.

Safe Guardian link -

Brexit party MEP called for EU fishing vessels to be 'sunk like Belgrano'

I won't labour the point with a quote.
 

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