You're part of the absoproblem.
Apparently Mr. Sullivan's new business model --
The Weekly WrapMAR 8 2013 @ 10:30PMFriday on the Dish, Andrew accepted Bill Clinton’s DOMA stance without absolving him of past actions...
-- comes equipped with some new and mighty powers:
The Daily WrapMAR 11 2013 @ 10:30PMToday on the Dish, Andrew contemplated sequestration’s effect on military spending, absolved Israeli forces in the death of a Gaza child, and criticized the worldwide governmental inaction on climate...
act of absolving; a freeing from blame or guilt; release from consequences, obligations, or penalties.
state of being absolved.
Roman Catholic Theology .
a remission of sin or of the punishment for sin, made by a priest in the sacrament of penance on the ground of authority received from Christ.
the formula declaring such remission.
If someone had bothered to tell me that going ad-free and relying 100% on the largess of my readers had such terrific, semi-divine perks, I would have stopped taking those fat checks from Malaysia, George Soros and Tina Brown years ago.