Ravasi explained later that he was praising the music, not the drugs and lifestyle represented in Reed's music. Did he need to explain that? I guess you can never be too clear with some people. The Cardinal has said in the past that he listened to Amy Winehouse to understand young people.
Best thing I've read this week: Justin Fox in the Harvard Business Review, What We've Learned From The Financial Crisis. I'd retitle the article: What some people have learned, what many have ignored and there is much more we still don't know.