Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis.) A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)
This list of papal candidates seems reasonable. Far and away my two preferences would be Cardinal Albert Malcolm Ranjith of Sri Lanka, whom I have liked for a long time, and Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera (and not just because he wrote the foreword to one of my books). Both would be good news liturgically, especially Cardinal Ranjith. Naturally, though, both are considered long shots.