Bush and Benedict have so much in common that observers find it ridiculous.
Both are fighting wars that result in gigantic piles of pain for innocent people. Bush who ran from a real war to the Texas National Guard has sent thousands of US citizens to their deaths. Benedict who destroyed the lives and the careers of countless Roman Catholic theologians while executing his role as the head of the holy Office of the Inquisition; is now a Pope who torments Gay Catholics, Divorced Catholics and if he had the nerve, the 90% of contracepting American and European Catholics.
Both Benedict and Bush have a seriously embarrassing Lieutenant. Cheney, of course is kept in an underground cellar to prevent him from wreaking further havoc on US society, the world and unsuspecting hunting buddies. Benedict's Cheney is the infamous Cardinal Law who presided over the most horrendous and scandalous era of priests fucking children in modern history. Benedict the Righteous spirited Cardinal Law away from Boston before he could be prosecuted for his negligence. And so in a catacomb beneath the holy City a Cheney-like skulking figure bides his time in a secretive darkness awaiting his next "hunting trip".