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Adam: Romney’s Faith Will Be Target

My friend and colleague at Pajamas Media Clayton Cramer explained why he believes Republicans shouldn’t nominate Mitt Romney. Put simply, the Democrats will make hay of Romney’s Mormonism in order to win the election:

I can guarantee you that once Romney has the Republican nomination, Obama’s people will play the Mormon card. They may be subtle about it, and make documentaries and television programs about the “weird” Mormon beliefs. They may focus on polygamist breakaway sects, such as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and hope that many Americans will not realize that the FLDS is not part of the same church as Romney.

Cramer  does write that regarding whether Mormonism should disqualify a candidate from the presidency, “I don’t think it should.” His argument is that political reality demands that Republicans not nominate a Mormon because it could lead to a GOP defeat/Adam Graham, Adam's Blog. More here.

Question: Is it a given that President Obama's camp will subtlely attack Mitt Romney's religious beliefs, if Romney is the GOP presidential nominee?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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