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"'I know I’m going to catch hell for saying this, but it looks kind of dumb,' he said. “'Besides, you expect me to believe God really cares if I wear a big pointy hat or not? Come on.'"

Photo copyright Alberto Pizzolo/AFP/Getty

Photo copyright Alberto Pizzolo/AFP/Getty

Borowitz, Andy. "Pope Thinking of Losing HatNew Yorker blog, December 9, 2013.

 

What's a few hundred years of tradition, anyway? Or perhaps more appropriately...what does so much finery and inheritance mean in 2013, anyway?