Why not leave well enough alone? I understand Donohue *on principle* pointing out that the Advisory board is not “Catholic” in the sense that these people are heretics, apostates, dissenters and pro-death.
However, that is just what makes these people completely unqualified to guide Obama on how to attract real Catholic voters, therefore unlikely to get their votes. IOW, the advisors will come up with a ridiculous advertising scheme based on their twisted version of who Catholics are and what they believe, and it will not attract votes of undecided (”mainstream”) Catholics at all. The extreme Catholics who are lefties already have Obama bumper stickers on their cars.
Seems to me Donohue would have served McCain’s campaign better by being quiet and letting Obama think he understands the average American Catholic. Obviously by his chosen board, he has no clue about Catholics, so let him stumble on his own.
In theory you are correct, but in practice, not so much.
To may people will see a "Catholic advisory board" as tacit permission to vote for the Obamaiac.
My own mother said that she thought she could vote for this goof.
It took quite a bit of time explaining to her his actual positions.
Keep in mind that Francis Kisling was President of Catholics for free Choice, for how many years? And Faithful Catholics thought it was okay to support her just because Catholics in the name.