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Posts Tagged ‘Mitt Romney’

The Sources and Potential Results of Today’s Anti-Mormon Bigotry

Posted by Andrew on January 7, 2008

Last weekend, New York Times Magazine featured an article entitled “What Is It About Mormonism?”, which provides an in-depth examination of the sources of bigotry against Mormonism, both historically and today as highlighted by the reaction in some quarters to Mitt Romney’s candidacy.  The article was brought to my attention by esteemed reader Chris H., who had the following insightful comments to share: Read the rest of this entry »

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So You Think Romney Gives Mormons A Bad Name . . .

Posted by Shawn L on January 4, 2008

Ol’ Brother Romney has nothing on Glenn Beck, CNN’s conservative windbag.*  Don’t believe me?  Then check out this video, released today, in which Beck rambles on (and on and on) about his recent medical scare.  If he was not on some serious medication at the time of taping, he should starting taking something immediately.  My issue with Beck (and his ilk), however, runs deeper. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mormon Jeopardy Champ Responds to Anti-Mormon Mudslingers

Posted by Andrew on January 4, 2008

My friend Chris sent me an op-ed piece printed in the New York Daily News in which Ken Jennings, of former Jeopardy fame, pleads to the politicians and media pundits to stop slandering his Mormon faith.  You can read it here.  This line was my personal favorite:

“The truth, Huck, is that Mormons believe that God is the Father of us all, which does, I guess, in some sense, make Jesus and Satan brothers. And by the same logic, we also believe that Moses and Orville Redenbacher and Attila the Hun and Neil Diamond are brothers. Happy now?”

After reading his piece, tell us how you think he did.

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