Sycophant. Fool. Traitor. Egotist. Motivated by financial gain. Lundy!
Yes, a man of the cloth had the temerity to accept an invitation to a political conference and speak of his desire for a future characterised by mutual respect. His gracious words and actions were the focus for the bitter words spat at him by more learned brethren from within the Tribe.
Crouched in their foxholes, they fight in defence of old certainties, vigilant against friends who may fall under spell or foes arriving concealed in Trojan Horse.
Heed Laocoon’s warning!