Jim Naughton has a very interesting perspective:
The Windsor Continuation Group said: “We must save the Communion from your innovations.” The Episcopalians said: “Can you say a little more about that?”
If the group of conservative bishops who met secretly during the conference demanded that the men and women who consecrated [Gene] Robinson be cast upon a trash heap, one has the impression the Episcopalians would ask for nothing more than an opportunity to change clothes.
Whether this strategy [not to create news] will successfully keep temperatures at Lambeth below the boiling point, and whether it will be effective if the bishops here unite behind a ban on gay bishops, I can’t say, but it has done much to counter the widespread impression that all Americans are President Bush.
Read the full posting: The Lead