Starting with a blanc screen (notepad ). The CSS associated with the above is:
This is for all parahraphs, but the one with <a... doesn't conform to the rule.
Also this CSS may be relevant:
These rule seem to apply to the paragraph text as well as to the link within it, only the text that is not an email address, doesn't turn into an email msg. But it is colored in black, rather than navy and highlights like a link when you hover over it.