Salon: Ann Coulter unleashes her nativist fury on Pope Francis and Catholics: “This is why our founders distrusted Catholics” As Pope Francis paid a visit to the White House this morning, opening his remarks to 11,000 ticketed guests by noting that immigrants helped build the United States of America, the conservative flamethrower greeted His Holiness with a series of ugly nativists tweets, claiming Pope Francis’ teachings on economics are why the nation’s founding fathers excluded Catholics from citizenship, seemingly excusing anti-Catholic bigotry.

Coulter’s tweet was in response to one by fellow conservative commentator and Rush Limbaugh’s brother, David, chiding Pope Francis for speaking out against economic inequality:

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