This story made me look back on the halcyon days of 2012, which for a number of reasons–which I will shortly go into–can be called “Scientology’s Worst Year Ever”. I know Scientology is sort of an easy target, but since I’m posting feel-good topics these days, I felt it ought to be presented.
Friends, 2012 was a rough year for the Church of Scientology. It took so many hits it started telling people it ran into a door. It started falling apart so fast Syria is worried about it. Really, trying to find the worst moment for Scientology in 2012 is like trying to find the worst case of herpes: they’re all pretty terrible, they taint whoever they touch, and a lot of people in Hollywood go to great lengths to hide the sores they cause. Luckily, the treatment for both is the same (pointing and laughing).
WHERE TO BEGIN?
Attempting to find the best place to delve into the weirdness is next to impossible. The story is too long, too detailed. It is a mosaic, not a tale told in a linear fashion. I suppose, though, that January 1st, 2012, is as good a place to start as any.… Read the rest