First it was Father Zuhlsdorf of the conservative blog "What Does the Prayer Really Say" who wrote: "Since the announcement of a new Pope last night, I had to clean some really harsh things out of the combox and the comment queue." Within the first twenty-four hours, the trads were "really harsh."
Over at another conservative blog, Rorate Caeli , they just don't know what to make of this so obviously transparent pope.
I find it more than a little amusing that the conservatives who have been accusing the left of being disloyal to the pope all these years are now uttering harsh words - and why? - because the guy did not wear a mozzetta on the loggia?